A Boston rap artist was the opening act at the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in England on Monday where at least 19 people were killed and about 50 were injured in an explosion.
Bianca Landrau, known as BIA and Perico Princess, tweeted that everyone she was on stage with was OK following the incident.
GUYS WE ARE OKAY !!! THANK YOU WE LOVE YOU 🙏🏾❤️ — B I A ⚡️ (@PericoPrincess) May 22, 2017
GUYS WE ARE OKAY !!! THANK YOU WE LOVE YOU 🙏🏾❤️
— B I A ⚡️ (@PericoPrincess) May 22, 2017
The Boston area native, who graduated from Medford High School, is part of Grande’s Dangerous Woman Tour, which began on Feb. 3, 2017, in Phoenix, Arizona.
Two of Grande’s backup dancers, Brian and Scott Nicholson also reported they were safe following the explosion.
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Multiple U.S. officials say authorities suspect the incident was conducted by a suicide bomber.
Initial reports from the scene relayed to U.S. officials note that a number of the casualties may be from a stampede that occurred after the incident, NBC News reported.
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