Here's Awk's official statement on the project:Â
"World ViewÂ is the first-ever 100% for-charity global hip-hop project, featuring contributions fromÂ every continentÂ andÂ eighteen countries,Â showcasing our interconnectednessÂ created through Hip-Hop culture and rap music. All proceeds fromÂ World ViewÂ are being donated toÂ Guns 4 Cameras, a 501c3 nonprofit that goes beyond the gun exchange,Â working to eradicate street violenceÂ through Hip-Hop-inspired education and empowerment of the youth in our communities."
The bonus discÂ is a result of theÂ World ViewÂ recording sessions. It includes guest appearances fromÂ AWOL One, C-Rayz Walz, Dom O Briggs,Â Jadakiss,Â Joell Ortiz, Josh Martinez, Pace Won, Poison Pen, Punchline, Rickie Jacobs,Â Sean Price,Â The Kid Daytona, The Incomparable Shakespeare,Â Vast AireÂ and more, and was soundtracked by an array of producers from four continents and eleven countries. Read moreÂ here.
(By the way, the project was sponsored by The Morgan Stanley Foundation, and has been co-signed by Chuck D of Public Enemy.)