Wyclef, Haitian Choir Open BET Telethon For Haiti; Celebrities Take Calls From Donors

MIAMI -- Welcome to Wyclef Jean's buoyant, hopeful Haiti.

Rapping in Haitian Creole, the singer and producer opened the "SOS Saving OurSelves -- Help for Haiti," concert to benefit earthquake relief efforts in his Caribbean homeland.

The two-hour concert and telethon aired live last night on BET, MTV, VH1 and Centric.

Mary J. Blige, Chris Brown, Busta Rhymes and Justin Beiber were among the performers on the list at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami.

Gloria Estefan, tennis player Serena Williams and former boxer Mike Tyson worked the phone banks, talking to donors.

Proceeds will go to aid agencies Yele Haiti, CARE, Project Medishare, Children's Safe Drinking Water and The Clinton Foundation.

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  • by Anonymous on Feb 6, 2010 at 03:44 PM
    Nobody cares, period.
  • by voter Location: nc on Feb 6, 2010 at 01:14 PM
    S O S ???? yeah,,sure,,,LMAO
  • by Citizen Location: Greenville on Feb 6, 2010 at 08:35 AM
    I wonder if he is gonna pay himself for the appearance out of his charity funds again. I also think it's great that this money goes to Clinton's foundation, so that people intending to have it spent on Haiti can watch unspent dollars go to other unintentional 'charity' projects.

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