Drake, Lil Wayne, Kanye West & Others Added to the “We Are The World” Remake

Posted on February 11, 2010 • 0 Comments

According to early reports, rappers Lil Wayne, Kanye West, LL Cool J and Snoop Dogg have been picked to contribute to the remake of the 1985 world peace anthem, ‘We Are the World.’ On Monday, more than eighty of today’s biggest star’s gathered at the Jim Henson Studio and Soundstage in Hollywood, the site of the original ‘We Are the World’ recording.

The remake, ‘We Are the World – 25 for Haiti’ brings a new rap presence to the original track, which was largely made up of classic rock stars like Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Paul Simon. Smokey Robinson, part of the song’s first supergroup, revealed that none of the track’s original performers will sing on the new version. Drake, Busta Rhymes, Nipsey Hussle, T-Pain, Bizzy Bone, Kid Cudi, and Swizz Beatz round out the rappers, announced thus far, in the song’s 21st century cho

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