Wednesday, January 20, 2010

U2 and Jay-Z record song for Haiti

U2, Jay-Z and ambassador Swizz Beatz accept recorded a song calm to accession money for victims of the Haiti earthquake.

U2's guitarist The Edge told Irish radio base 2FM the bandage "wrote a song, accomplished and recorded" aftermost anniversary afterwards actuality contacted about the idea.

The Edge, Bono and Jay-Z, forth with Rihanna, are due to arise in London for "a accumulation performance" as allotment of Friday's Hope For Haiti telethon.

George Clooney's two-hour account appearance will be aired on MTV in the UK.

The Edge told 2FM DJ Dave Fanning over the weekend: "Bono got a alarm from a producer, Swizz. He and Jay-Z capital to do article for Haiti.

"So Bono came up with the byword on the buzz and aftermost night we were here, we wrote a song, finished, recorded, and beatific it aback to them.

"So, that ability be the abutting affair you apprehend from us."

'Something amazing'

Swizz Beatz additionally accepted the activity on his Twitter page, saying: "Me, Bono, Hova [Jay-Z's nickname] accept article to say about Haiti. Stay tuned.

"I told you I was alive on article amazing for Haiti. They charge us!"

It is not bright back the distinct will be released, or whether the artists plan to premiere the song during Friday's telethon

Jay-Z has played with the Irish bedrock accumulation before, bustling up for a scattering of dates on aftermost year's 360 tour, and abacus a rap to their hit distinct Sunday Bloody Sunday during the 2009 MTV Europe Awards.

George Clooney is organising the Hope For Haiti event

George Clooney has been organising the Hope For Haiti telethon

Meanwhile, added acts accept been added to the bill for the Haiti telethon including Coldplay, who will

U2, Jay-Z and ambassador Swizz Beatz accept recorded a song calm to accession money for victims of the Haiti earthquake.

U2's guitarist The Edge told Irish radio base 2FM the bandage "wrote a song, accomplished and recorded" aftermost anniversary afterwards actuality contacted about the idea.

The Edge, Bono and Jay-Z, forth with Rihanna, are due to arise in London for "a accumulation performance" as allotment of Friday's Hope For Haiti telethon.

George Clooney's two-hour account appearance will be aired on MTV in the UK.

The Edge told 2FM DJ Dave Fanning over the weekend: "Bono got a alarm from a producer, Swizz. He and Jay-Z capital to do article for Haiti.

"So Bono came up with the byword on the buzz and aftermost night we were here, we wrote a song, finished, recorded, and beatific it aback to them.

"So, that ability be the abutting affair you apprehend from us."

'Something amazing'

Swizz Beatz additionally accepted the activity on his Twitter page, saying: "Me, Bono, Hova [Jay-Z's nickname] accept article to say about Haiti. Stay tuned.

"I told you I was alive on article amazing for Haiti. They charge us!"

It is not bright back the distinct will be released, or whether the artists plan to premiere the song during Friday's telethon

Jay-Z has played with the Irish bedrock accumulation before, bustling up for a scattering of dates on aftermost year's 360 tour, and abacus a rap to their hit distinct Sunday Bloody Sunday during the 2009 MTV Europe Awards.

George Clooney is organising the Hope For Haiti event

George Clooney has been organising the Hope For Haiti telethon

Meanwhile, added acts accept been added to the bill for the Haiti telethon including Coldplay, who will comedy at "a London location" alongside Jay-Z.

Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow and Keith Urban will arise in Los Angeles while Haitian-born Fugees brilliant Wyclef Jean, Sting, Mary J Blige, Shakira and Bruce Springsteen will be amid performers in New York.

Funds aloft will go to Oxfam America, Red Cross, Unicef, Partners in Health and the Yele Haiti Foundation.

The telethon will be buried alive in the UK from 0100 GMT on Saturday 23 January.

In the US, the telethon is actuality buried alive after commercials on a cardinal of channels including NBC, ABC and CBS

comedy at "a London location" alongside Jay-Z.

Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow and Keith Urban will arise in Los Angeles while Haitian-born Fugees brilliant Wyclef Jean, Sting, Mary J Blige, Shakira and Bruce Springsteen will be amid performers in New York.

Funds aloft will go to Oxfam America, Red Cross, Unicef, Partners in Health and the Yele Haiti Foundation.

The telethon will be buried alive in the UK from 0100 GMT on Saturday 23 January.

In the US, the telethon is actuality buried alive after commercials on a cardinal of channels including NBC, ABC and CBS