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Lil Wayne & TRUKFIT Team Up With Karen Civil To Give Back To Haiti For The Holidays

Lil Wayne & TRUKFIT Team Up With Karen Civil To Give Back To Haiti For The Holidays

Karen Civil and her Live Civil brand partnered up with Lil Wayne on Friday (December 18th) to help give over 500 students in Haiti a happier holiday season with a Christmas Giveaway.

The students were each gifted an outfit from Weezy‘s clothing line TRUKFIT, a Live Civil Thinking Cap from Karen Civil‘s partnership with New Era, a book from Scholastic Corporation, and also a surprise visit from professional boxer Andre Berto – who dressed up as Santa Claus.

You can read what Tunechi said about giving back to Haiti and see some photos from Karen‘s Christmas Giveaway after the jump below!

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Lil Wayne Performs “John”, “Love Me”, “Go DJ” & More Live During A Free Show In Haiti [Video]

Lil Wayne Performs Live During A Free Show In Haiti

As we already know, Lil Wayne put on a free concert at Port-au-Prince’s Champ de Mars in Haiti on June 26th. This was also the first time that Wayne has ever performed live in Haiti.

Some of the songs that Weezy performed during his set included “John“, “Bitches Love Me“, “Go DJ“, “Mrs. Officer“, “Rich As Fuck“, and “Steady Mobbin’“.

You can watch footage of Tunechi‘s live performance in Haiti after the jump below!

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Lil Wayne, Chris Brown & Swizz Beatz To Hold A Free Concert In Haiti

Lil Wayne, Chris Brown & Swizz Beatz To Hold A Free Concert In Haiti

Later today, Haiti will be putting on a free concert (their first in 21 years) at Port-au-Prince’s Champ de Mars from 4PM to 10PM.

Lil Wayne, Swizz Beatz, Chris Brown, and various Haitian groups are all set to perform live at the show. It’s even rumored that Weezy‘s set will be 60-minutes long!


Lil Wayne Says It’s Amazing What Has Been Done For Haiti & What Hasn’t Been Done For N.O.

Lil Wayne was vocal about how humbled and honored he was to be taking over folk icon Bob Dylan’s part on Monday night’s remake of “We Are the World.” But at the end of his soft-spoken comments to reporters during the recording session, the New Orleans-bred rapper added one more thought that instantly sent a buzz through the room.

“I think it’s amazing what’s been done for Haiti,” Wayne said, gazing out at the assembled reporters and cameramen in a tent just outside the Jim Henson Recording Studios in Hollywood as he stepped off a stool and lowered the microphone. Then, raising the mic to his iced-out grill once more, he added, “But I also think it’s amazing what hasn’t been done for New Orleans.”

And with that, he walked out without taking any further questions.



Lil Wayne Recuited For “We Are The World” Remake

Lil Wayne, along with more than 80 other stars, has been recruited to record a remake of “We Are The World” for Haiti. Lil Wayne was given the task of recording Bob Dylan’s part.

“After I did Bob Dylan’s part, it kind of hit me that this is something way more important than I could’ve ever imagined,” Wayne says.

Props to MTV for the video.


Lil Wayne To Perform In Haiti Benefit Concert

They will join a host of hip-hop acts including Pharrell Williams, Chris Brown and Queen Latifah at the Black Entertainment TV (BET) two hour event ‘SOS Saving OurSelves – Help for Haiti‘, which will be broadcast live from Miami on February 5. The event will air on US TV channels MTV, VH1, BET and Centric at 8pm EST.

The group, which featured the rapper, his Haitian cousin Pras Michel and Lauryn Hill, split up in 1997. He told BBC Radio 1Xtra: “Everyone is doing different relief and when the time is right, the vibe is right, The Fugees should definitely contribute a single to go into Yele Haiti (Wyclef Jean’s charity). I think it would raise a lot of money.” The rapper helped actor George Clooney organise the previous ‘Hope For Haiti Now’ telethon and gig, which took place earlier this month. It has so far raised $66m (£42.1m), reports BBC News.


I wonder what song(s) Lil Wayne will perform… could it be a brand new song dedicated to the victims of Haiti ❓