Swizz Beats has been doing everything he can to give back to his community recently, and the all of his collaborative efforts are paying off very well. On Thursday, January 17th at the Hard Rock Café New York in Times Square, Swizz Beatz brought together a surprise collection of his famous friends for a one of a kind evening to benefit the VH1 Save The Music Foundation and help create the Tri-State Sandy Music Relief Fund, which will allow the Foundation to provide special grants of instruments to schools affected by the storm. To read more on this story, and see pictures of all the exclusive guests that attended, hit the jump!
The evening featured surprise performances from Sean Paul, Vinny Cha$e, Busta Rhymes, Watch The Duck, French Montana & Wacka Flocka alongside Swizz Beatz. This special benefit celebrated creativity displayed through production and musical composition. In addition, it helped to provide the tools needed for students to be innovative in the classroom and beyond, encouraging them to use music as a means of expression. Check out photos from the great night below! Courtesy of Corey Manuel & Susan Blond Inc.