Analysis: We Are The World 25 For Haiti

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Love, a common bond “The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything” (Albert Einstein). We must speak up for ourselves and participate in our community. If we don’t, we are letting ourselves and others down. The main point of the song is to promote activism in our communities and all over the world. In “We are the World 25 for Haiti”, the “We” indicates that despite our different races and where we come from “We” are still human, and that we only have each other. The music industry is a gateway to present world issues and conflicts. Most artists all over the world are able to recognize these world problems, and speak what cannot be expressed. “We are the World 25 for Haiti” displays…show more content…
“The charity single was originally composed by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie and performed by USA for Africa to promote humanitarian efforts against famine in Africa” (Pradhan, Par. 1). In 2010 a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti leaving the country desperate for help. According to Phoebe Pradhan from The Blog, the earthquake resulted in 220,000 fatalities, 1.5 million civilians lost their homes, and over 19 million meters of debris, which is said to be the distance from London to Beirut (Par. 4). “We are the World 25 for Haiti” intensions were to raise money for aid in Haiti but the single, sadly, received negative reviews. On a good note, it was number two on the Billboard Hot…show more content…
The amount of celebrities that are present in the video are outstanding, there are African-Americans, Whites, Asians, Spanish, and many more. Because there are multiple artists in this song they also express a variety of sound and music. LL cool J and Will.I.Am represent rap music, while Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus represent modern hip hop, although the song seems as if it’s one genre of music it’s not. Celebrities have out done themselves in the music industry. Not only are they aware of cultural and social conflicts, they are able to be role models for the people within their own culture and

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