LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 (UPI) — The Black Eyed Peas reunited after five years to record a new version of its classic song “Where is the Love?”
The track and accompanying video campaign is dedicated to those who have died as the result of violence in places such as Baton Rouge, Baltimore, Ferguson, Orlando, St. Paul, Brussels, Paris and Istanbul.
The re-make is credited to The Black Eyed Peas Ft. The World and includes appearances by Jamie Foxx, Snoop Dogg, Kendall Jenner, Ty Dolla $ign, Mary J. Blige, Diddy, Cassie, Andra Day, The Game, Tori Kelly, V. Boseman, Jessie J, French Montana, Justin Timberlake, DJ Khaled, Usher, Nicole Scherzinger, A$AP Rocky, Jaden Smith and a 40-member children’s choir.
The video is available exclusively on Apple Music at AppleMusic.com/blackeyedpeas, and the song is available for download exclusively on iTunes at iTunes.com/blackeyedpeas. The record will be sold via all digital retailers after its initial 24 hours in release.
“The Black Eyed Peas, Interscope Records and iTunes will donate all of their respective proceeds from the purchase of the song in the United States to i.am.angel Foundation, a non-profit foundation that is transforming lives through education, inspiration and opportunity created by Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am,” a press release said Thursday. “In tandem with the launch of the campaign, the i.am.angel Foundation, and foundation education partner and leading geospatial company Esri revealed a story map that maps all U.S. neighborhoods and draws attention to those that are struggling due to low spending on education, high unemployment, high poverty and murder rates.”