When We Were Kings Benefit Show In Feb.

The Fugees will be there performing "Rumble in the Jungle" with Tribe. Photo by Jay Blakesberg.

Addicted To Noise occasional correspondent P.R. Flack


trunks or talking trash. There is Radio City Music Hall and the date is

Feb. 11, the night the Greatest will be joined by a couple thousand friends for

a screening of When We Were Kings , the award-winning documentary that

chronicles the "Rumble in the Jungle" between Ali and George Foreman in Zaire

in 1974.

After the movie is screened, a few of the artists who appear on

the soundtrack will take the stage to perform their contributions, including

The Fugees ("Rumble in the Jungle") with A Tribe Called Quest, Busta Rhymes and

Forte, B. B. King ("Sweet 16," "I Got Some Help I Don't Need"), James Brown

("The Payback," "Gonna Have a Funky Good Time"), Diana King and Brain McKnight

("When We Were Kings") and former C+C Music Factory belter Zelma Davis ("I'm

Calling (Say It Loud)").

All proceeds from the event will got to aide

refugees in Zaire. The buzz for the movie, which opens on Feb. 14, is

considerable, including talk of a possible Oscar nomination for Best

Documentary, after already garnering Best Documentary Critics Awards in New

York and Los Angeles and a Grand Jury prize at Sundance.