Thursday, January 21, 2010
U2,Jay-Z are One for Haiti;From the Archives:Oprah and Bono Paint the Town Red- Alicia Keys and Bono Perform Don't Give Up Africa; Hollywood Stars Assist Haiti
The Edge announced Wednesday that he and bandmates Bono, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. joined forces with Hova last week to write and record a quickie charity song that will benefit relief efforts in earthquake-ravaged Haiti .
The guitarist told an Irish radio station that producer Swizz Beats contacted him and said he and Jay-Z "wanted to do something for Haiti."
"So Bono came up with the phrase on the phone and last night we were here, we wrote a song, finished, recorded, and sent it back to them," said Edge. "So that might be the next thing you hear from us."(more)
January 22,2010 Hope for Haiti Telethon
Also Alicia Keys, Bono, Beyonce, and a host of other celebrities will also be joining the "Hope for Haiti" concert line up. Arrangements are still being made for the event. The show broadcasting live from New York,Los Angeles and affiliated networks around the globe will air tomorrow January 22,2010 live.
Stay tuned to Heavier Octaves for further updates.
From the Archives :
Hollywood Stars Assist Haiti (Angelina Jolie,Brad Pitt,Wyclef Jean and George Clooney)
Oprah and Bono Paint the Town Red-Alicia Keys & Bono Perform Don't Give Up Africa