Dionne Warwick launched her new single “Nothing’s Unattainable,” that includes Likelihood the Rapper to assist profit three charities began by Warwick and Likelihood, independently.
The gospel-rap monitor, which has been likened to Warwick’s 1985 hit “That’s What Pals Are For,” a collaboration with Stevie Surprise, Gladys Knight, and Elton John, to assist increase cash for AIDS analysis, is a brand new chapter for the artist in her philanthropic work.
“Nothing’s Unattainable” all began on Twitter, the place Warwick first began tweeting with Chance, questioning why “the Rapper” was in his stage identify. The tweet went viral and Warwick was quickly dubbed the “Queen of Twitter” for her social media posts.
Proceeds from the brand new single, launched by way of Kind Music Group, will assist two charities based by Warwick and her son Damon Elliott: Hunger: Not Impossible, which gives pay as you go, to-go meals from native eating places to children; and Type Music Academy, providing hands-on curriculum for teenagers to study music.
“Training, clothes, meals and housing are the 4 key elements to success in life,” mentioned Warwick in an announcement. “With out one you merely can’t have the others. As a health care provider of music my private mission is and all the time has been to teach my infants around the globe in regards to the significance of music as not solely a key type of expression, however as a device to lift consciousness and assist folks actually in want.”
On Nov. 30, the 2 organizations will launch a marketing campaign for 12 days of giving main as much as Warwick’s 81st birthday on Dec. 12.
“Type Music Academy affords a hands-on curriculum the place children train children, beneath the steering of my son, Damon [Elliott], who I’ve personally watched develop and be taught by way of his personal experiences on this enterprise of music, thus changing into one of the vital wanted songwriters, composers, engineers and producers,” added Warwick. “Our mission is to empower the infants to discover ways to not solely make it on this enterprise however to maintain a protracted, sincere profession whereas serving to the following technology do the identical. Like I all the time say, ‘In the event you can suppose it, you are able to do it.’”
The only will even profit SocialWorks, a Chicago-based non-profit that Likelihood the Rapper based to assist empower younger folks in arts, training and civic engagement.
“Dionne Warwick is a legendary artist,” mentioned Likelihood the Rapper. “I used to be so humbled to be taught that she even knew my identify when she talked about me on Twitter many months in the past, so to have the chance to collaborate collectively has been a fantastic honor.”
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