Khalid to host El Paso benefit concert following mass shooting
08 August 2019 | 9:27 am
In the wake of the recent shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the R&B singer took to Twitter to reveal how he has been affected...However, El Paso holds a special place in Khalid's heart because he lived there during his senior year of high school.I didn't feel like I had a home until I moved to El Paso.
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