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Originally published 1.30.10
by Davey D
Over this past week the Hip Hop community from coast to coast has been stepping up and doing fundraisers, prayer vigils, townhalls, teach ins etc for and about Haiti.
The response has been tremendous. Thus far weâ€™ve seen the Washington based Hip Hop Caucus who spearheaded many of the events hold a large nationwide conference call which included notables like long time Civil and Human rights activist Ron Daniels, David Banner and MC Lyte among others.
This past Monday we saw Houston artist like Bun B, Slim Thug, Chamillionaire, Paul Wall, Trae and dozens of others hold a successful event for Haiti.
Last night in Oakland, Dwayne Wiggins of Tony Toni Tone brought together a whoâ€™s who of Bay Area artist and athletes with the goal of raising 100 thousand dollars. Wigginâ€™s noted that he intends to go on tour w/ the Tonyâ€™s to raise even more. Last nightâ€™s line up included Mistah FAB, Blackalicious, The Coup, Too Short, Ise Lyfe, Goapele and thats just the short list..Hereâ€™s Dwayne Wiggins talking about his plans for Haiti relief