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Swizz Beatz, Rappers Joins Mayor Bloomberg To Denounce Violence

“Guns Down, Life Up” is the movement and Swizz Beatz is joining up with New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg to spread it.

Swizz will be honored tonight for his work as a philanthropist at The STAT! For New York City’s Public Hospitals! Gala Benefit taking place at the Bellevue Hospital Atrium.

Also in attendance will be George Clinton, Sheila E., Doug E. Fresh, Questlove of The Roots, Marley Marl, Kangol Kid and Kool Herc.

A portion of the proceeds is going to benefit the “Guns Down, Life Up” campaign aimed towards thwarting violence in New York City.