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Lupe Fiasco and Kenna Record Charity Single for Haiti
Fresh off their recent accent up Mt. Kilimanjaro to promote clean drinking water in developing countries, Lupe Fiasco and Kenna are back in the United States, diving head first into the Haiti relief effort. The pair joined a group of eclectic celebrities including Linkin Park, Slash, Peter Gabriel, …
Diddy: ‘Wyclef Should Run for President of Haiti’
Last night, Sean "Diddy" Combs was among the celebrities that helped raise an estimated $5 million for the Red Cross and UNICEF on Larry King's two-hour CNN special 'Haiti: How Can You Help.' Diddy commended fellow hip-hop musician Wyclef Jean and his Haitian charity, the Yele Haiti Founda…
Haitian Rapper Shacan Lord Confirmed Dead in Earthquake
According to reports, Haitian rapper Evenson "Shacan Lord" Francis is the latest member of the Haitian rap community to be confirmed dead. The 31-year-old MC died when his recording studio collapsed during the earthquake on Jan. 12.
Shacan Lord was a member of popular rap group Gaso…
Wale Headlines D.C. Fundraising Event in Support of Haiti
Rapper Wale is the latest rapper to announce a fundraising event in support of the people of Haiti. The Washington D.C. emcee will be performing tonight, alongside fellow artists from the area Que (formerly of Day 26),Tabi Bonney, Don Juan, Phil Ade, XO, Kingpen Slim, K-Beta and several surprise gue…
G-Unit’s Tony Yayo, DJ Whoo Kid Discuss Crisis in Haiti
G-Unit members Whoo Kid and Tony Yayo discussed Haiti recently, expressing feelings of sadness, shock and guilt about the earthquake that struck Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12.
"It feels f---ed up," Whoo Kid told MTV. "Why Haiti? I don't want that to happen to any country, …
Wyclef Responds to Attacks on Yele Haiti Charity
Since the devastating earthquake shook Haiti last Tuesday (Jan. 12), former Fugees frontman and Haiti native Wyclef Jean has been passionate and outspoken in the frantic effort to raise money for the country. Within three days of the quake, Wyclef's Yele Haiti organization had raised over $1 million…
Rick Ross Hosts Blood Drive in Support of Haiti
Miami rapper Rick Ross has announced plans to host a blood drive Monday (Jan. 18), in support of the people of Haiti. Rick Ross Charities have partnered with Community Blood Centers and 24 Hour Fitness to launch the event, which coincides with Martin Luther King Day, to send blood to the victims of …
Haitian Rapper Jimmy O Among Earthquake Dead
According to reports, Haitian rapper Jean "Jimmy O" Alexandre has been confirmed dead. Jimmy was being sought by popular producer/rapper Wyclef Jean, who has been a major contributor to the Haitian relief fund, raising over $2 million towards emergency relief for the people of Hait…
Bun B to Host Benefit Concert for Haiti
According to reports, UGK rapper Bun B will be hosting a benefit concert for victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The concert, dubbed 'Houston for Haiti,' will take place at the Warehouse Live in Houston, Texas, starting at 4PM.
Confirmed guests include fellow Texas heroes Slim Thug, Trae t…
Twista Records Track for Haitian Earthquake Victims
Chicago native Twista has just released a dedication track to the victims of the horrific earthquake that killed thousands and devastated the country of Haiti early Tuesday evening. Remixing Wyclef and Mary J. Blige's '911,' the tongue twisting emcee wasted no time in expressing his f…

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