GZA, Black Thought, ?uestlove, Rah Digga To Play Toys For Tots Benefit

GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan, Black Thought and ?uestlove of The Roots, Talib Kweli, and Rah Digga from the Flipmode Squad will all perform at a special invitation-only benefit for Toys for Tots, scheduled for December 13 at the Exit club in New York City.

Model Tyson Beckford will host the show, dubbed the "Hip-Hop Holiday '99," and which is being co-sponsored by digital music site MCY.com and a new online clothing store, 2Gee.com, which will launch next week in conjunction with the event.

Other celebrities slated to come out in support of the Toys For Tots show include Milla Jovovich, Q-Tip, Leonardo DiCaprio, N'Dea Davenport, Ben Stiller, and possibly other members of the Wu-Tang Clan.

Toys For Tots was started in 1947 by the U.S. Marine Corps, which works with local groups to help collect and distribute new toys to needy children across the U.S. at Christmas time. Last year, the Marines collected and distributed over 11 million toys.


David Basham