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will.i.am, Benji Madden Compiling Favorite Songs for Charity

April 1, 2009 (6:32 am) GMT
In a bid to support a charity, will.i.am, Benji Madden and DJ Samantha Ronson load exclusive iPods with their favorite songs ranging from Public Enemy's 'Fight for Love' to Britney Spears' 'Circus'.

of the and of the are compiling playlists of their favorite songs to be auctioned for a charity project. Another musician to join them in the fundraising is DJ .

The three musicians will load exclusive new one-of-a-kind iPods with their favorite songs from famous singers. They also have signed the MP3 players, which are currently up for auction on Tonic.com. All proceeds from the project will benefit Music Rising, an organization that replaces lost or destroyed instruments in the Hurricane Katrina-ravaged Gulf Coast region.

Among will.i.am's favorites are 's "Fight the Power", A Tribe Called Quest's "Bonita Apple Bum" and 's "The Girl From Ipanema". Meanwhile, Benji lands his choices on 's "Stay Together for the Kids", 's "Butterfly" and 's "Let's Ride".

As for Samantha, her playlist includes 's "The Fear", 's "Bring on the Lucie" and ' "Circus". Many other big stars are scheduled to add their favorite playlists for the auction in the coming months.

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