Kanye West to headline ‘Stay In School’ concert

Event takes place in Chicago in June

Kanye West is set to headline a concert in his hometown of Chicago, in which he will encourage teens to stay in school until graduation.

The rapper will perform the second ‘Stay In School’ event in honour of his mother, Dr. Donda West, who passed away in 2007 after a cosmetic surgery procedure.

The idea for the concert came from teenager David Abrams, who approached West seeking his assistance. West then decided his Kanye West Foundation (KWF) would be the sponsor, reports allhiphop.com.

The concert takes place at Chicago Theatre on June 11. Tickets are priced from $49.50, and go up to $500 for VIP tickets. They go on sale on Thursday (May 21) at Ticketmaster.

–By our New York staff.
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