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"Beautiful" feat. Big K.R.I.T., Talib Kweli, Outasight & Mela Machinko
Posted by Steve Juon at Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 12:00PM :: Email this article :: Print this article

"Beautiful" feat. Big K.R.I.T., Talib Kweli, Outasight & Mela Machinko

Courtesy DM 360.

Cancer has become so prevalent these days that we all know at least one person, if not more, battling the disease. Recognizing this fact, Brooklyn Indie hip-hop label, Coalmine Records seeks to help spread awareness of the disease and raise funds to go toward the American Cancer Society's ongoing fight to find a cure.

Coalmine sought out some of the genre's best talents to record a song that emphasizes celebrating life. Backed by uplifting, piano-led production from M-Phazes, the appropriately titled "Beautiful" features verses from hip-hop heavyweight Talib Kweli, burgeoning star Big K.R.I.T., and up-and-coming rapper-singer Outasight.

Together, the MCs provide the inspirational rhymes that build into Mela Machinko's spirit-raising hook that stresses that "life is beautiful." Further driving that message home are four cancer survivors -- CeeCee, Shawn Tesser, Salman Qadar and Wilmer Wise -- who speak on the intro and outro of the track. 

You can stream the track below and purchase it on iTunes or Amazon. One hundred percent of the net revenue will be donated by Coalmine Records to the American Cancer Society. Click here to learn more of the backstory regarding this campaign - thank you for your support.

DOWNLOAD: "Beautiful" - iTunes | Amazon

STREAM" "Beautiful" - SoundCloud

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