U2, Jay-Z and Swizz Beatz are among the latest celebrities to come together in an effort to raise money for Haiti following the devastating earthquake that struck a week ago. The three are joining forces for an as-yet-untitled Beatz-produced charity song that is expected to be sold on iTunes.
"Last night we wrote a song ... Bono got a call from a producer, Swizz. He and Jay-Z wanted to do something for Haiti," U2's The Edge said on Saturday (Jan. 16) on the Dave Fanning radio show on 2FM. "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. So, that might be the next thing you hear from us!"
Swizz Beatz also confirmed the collaboration, posting on his official Twitter page over the weekend: "Me, Bono, Hova have something to say about Haiti. Stay tuned. I told you I was working on something amazing for Haiti. They need us!"