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Oct 12 2017

YOSHIKI Donates $100,000.00 To Help Displaced Hurricane Victims Through MusiCares

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On October 9, 2017, YOSHIKI donated $100,000.00 to help get immediate aid to hurricane victims in the United States and its territories. YOSHIKI delivered the check in New York to MusiCares®, a charity of the Recording Academy™ via Jennifer Leff, LCSW Senior Director, Health & Human Services. The donation will be funded immediately to MusiCares’s current hurricane relief efforts through Yoshiki Foundation America 501(c)(3). 100% of all donations to Musicares go directly to people in need.

“I’m from Japan but I live in America,” YOSHIKI said. “When Japan got hit by the Tsunami Earthquake in 2011, the people of America supported Japan. I was really moved by that, so I’d like to keep supporting America as much as I can. My heart goes out to all those who are affected.”

http://www.yoshikifoundationamerica.org

(Photo:L-R: Nick Cucci, Executive Director, New York Chapter of The Recording Academy, Jennifer Leff, Senior Director, Health & Human Services, Musicares, YOSHIKI, and Adam Block, President of Sony Legacy Recordings.)

The donation ceremony followed a Q&A with YOSHIKI and a special screening of WE ARE X, the award-winning documentary about X JAPAN — one of the most successful rock bands in Japanese history — at the Bryant Park Hotel in New York City.

WE ARE X has been released in a limited edition DVD and Vinyl soundtrack bundle now available worldwide through PledgeMusic: https://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/wearex.

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YOSHIKI is currently touring 10 countries in Europe for WE ARE X theatrical premieres.

Yoshiki Tour Dates on Bandsintown: http://www.bandsintown.com/YOSHIKI
Yoshiki Tour Dates on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/YoshikiOfficial/events/

Yoshiki Official Website: http://www.yoshiki.net
Yoshiki Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YoshikiOfficial
Yoshiki Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/yoshikiofficial
Yoshiki Official Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yoshikiofficial
Yoshiki Official YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/yoshikiofficial

X JAPAN Official Website: http://www.xjapan.com
X JAPAN Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XJapan
X JAPAN Twitter: https://twitter.com/xjapanofficial

WE ARE X Official Website: http://www.wearexfilm.com
WE ARE X Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wearexfilm
WE ARE X Twitter: https://twitter.com/wearexfilm