Rapper Daddy Yankee collects donations for disaster relief at Chicago concert

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CHICAGO -- Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee is best known for appearing in the record-breaking single "Despactio," but Friday he made news for his earthquake and hurricane relief efforts.

Yankee asked his Chicago fans to bring water bottles, insect repellent, diapers, first aid kits, flashlights, and other necessities to his concert at Aragon Ballroom Friday night.


The supplies will be sent to Puerto Rico and Mexico to help victims affected by Hurricane Maria and Mexico's earthquake.

In addition to collecting necessities, Daddy Yankee has raised over $55,000 for Feeding America. The organization will send the donations to 78 municipalities in Puerto Rico.


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