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Beyoncé joins Megan Thee Stallion on ‘Savage’ remix for coronavirus relief in Houston

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Megan Thee Stallion on Wednesday dropped a remix of her hit track “Savage” featuring Beyoncé, with both artists planning to donate proceeds from the song to coronavirus relief efforts in their hometown.

Megan The Stallion released the new track Wednesday afternoon. It has been less than an hour since the artist released a visualizer video accompanying the track on YouTube, and both artists have already surged to the top of Twitter’s list of trending items.

A description for the video on YouTube states that both Houston-born artists will donating their share of proceeds from the track to “benefit Bread Of Life COVID-19 relief efforts in their hometown.”

The move comes several days after Beyoncé’s BeyGOOD Foundation announced it would be teaming up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Start Small fund to donate $6 million to local community based-organizations, UCLA and other groups to provide mental wellness services to those in Houston, New York, New Orleans and Detroit amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

At the time, the foundation also said it would be offering support to “organizations that are on the ground 24/7, including United Memorial Center, Bread of Life, Matthew 25 and others” to help provide food, water, cleaning supplies, medicine and other necessities to those in areas hit hardest by the pandemic. 

According to the latest John Hopkins University data, more than 1 million cases of the virus have been reported in the U.S., as well as more than 60,000 deaths and over 120,000 recoveries.

Data from Harris County Public Health shows just over 3,400 cases of the virus have been reported in Houston alone, in addition to at least 52 deaths.

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