Swizz Beatz Chronicles Jay-Z, Bono Relief Track ‘Stranded’
After Swizz Beatz sparked the initial buzz about Jay-Z and Bono's new Haiti relief track, 'Stranded,' via short Twitter messages last weekend, the producer divulged the full details of the collaboration this week. Swizzy told Rolling Stone that text messages to both Jay-Z and Bono prompted the first interest in working on a benefit track...
Quincy Jones, Lionel Richie Remaking ‘We Are the World’ to Benefit Haiti
Legendary producer Quincy Jones is set to remake his 1985 hit 'We Are the World,' to benefit earthquake victims in Haiti. Jones will team with the song's original co-writer, Lionel Richie, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the record. According to Billboard, Jones has commissioned the help of big name performers like Usher, Natalie Cole and John Legend, and will record the single Feb... Read
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 Foundation, for raising more than $1 million in relief funds for the country, despite the recent allegatio
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, but Haiti -- that country is already f---ed up...
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 for the cause, thanks to appearances on several TV and Internet outlets urging the public to donate