Cardi B, Rihanna, Brandi Carlile & More React to El Paso & Dayton Mass Shootings

Music stars are sharing their sadness and frustration over the recent back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.  

Artists like Cardi B, John Legend, Rihanna, Brandi Carlile, Bebe Rexha and Chuck D took to social media over the weekend to send condolences to the family and friends of the victims, express their anger over current U.S. gun laws, speak out against white supremacy, and call out President Trump.     

"When we condemn the racist venom coming from the President's mouth and point out the bigotry of his policies, it's not an academic question, it's not a political game, it's about life and death. The President regularly inspires killers. He is a part of the problem," Legend lashed out on Twitter.  

On Saturday, 21-year-old Patrick Crusius shot and killed 20 people inside a Walmart in El Paso. Early the next morning, Connor Betts, 24, gunned down 9 people outside a popular Dayton bar. Dozens more were injured in both shootings. The suspects were identified as white males who used assault rifles to carry out the attacks.

See more reactions from artists to the mass shootings below.


Um... Donald, you spelt “terrorism” wrong! Your country had 2 terrorist attacks back to back hours apart leaving almost 30 innocent people dead. This, just days after yet another terrorist attack in California, where a terrorist was able to LEGALLY purchase an assault rifle (AK-47) in Vegas, then drive hours to a food festival in Cali leaving 6 more people dead including a young infant baby boy! Imagine a world where it’s easier to get an AK-47 than a VISA! Imagine a world where they build a wall to keep terrorists IN AMERICA!!! My prayers and deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of all the victims from Texas, California, and Ohio! I’m so sorry for your loss! Nobody deserves to die like this! NOBODY!

A post shared by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on



A post shared by MOSTHATEDCARDI (@iamcardib) on



A post shared by Brandi Carlile (@brandicarlile) on