M.O.P will perform at a special benefit in New York hosted by Terror Squad member Remy Martin, designed at raising funds to aid the relief effort for victims of the Dec. 26 tsunami, which killed hundreds of thousands of people.
“M.O.P is proud to be a part of this very special event,” said Laze Elliot, longtime manager of the legendary hip-hop group. “It’s the least we can do to show love and support for the victims of this great tragedy.”
The event starts at 11:00 PM on Wednesday January 12, 2005 at Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette Street in New York City. Tickets are $15.
Organizers said 100 % of the ticket sales will be donated to the to the American Red Cross International Response Fund, to provide mediation, food, clothing, shelter and more to the millions of displaced survivors of the cataclysmic event, which happened in Southern Asia and Eastern Africa.
Other guests on the bill include DJ J. Period, PetelShot, Nervous System, SUM (Vinyl Junkies), Sparlha Swa, Shannone Holt, ANATH, Ralph McDaniels (Video Music Box), DJ Eleven, DJ Monie (UBIQITA) and KnockOutKingz (Spitkicker).
Raffle tickets for gift certificates from Joe’s Pub, Knicks vs. Bulls tickets, sports memorabilia, dinner for two at Tri Collore’ and more will also be sold at the event.
The “Relief and Recovery!” benefit for the tsunami victims is being organized by The Bloom Effect, CJR Entertainment and Wildseed Communications. Sponsors of the event include AllHipHop.com, Wildseed Communications, Warner Bros., TRACE Magazine, Room Service, Spitkicker, Kevin Powell Co., Lola and E Man, Hudson Punch, Verve Music Group and Palm Pictures.