Waxploitation Taps MTV to Premiere Causes 2 Album
(April 28th, 2009 – Los Angeles) Waxploitation and MTV are partnering up to premiere Causes 2 a week before the album comes out via MTV’s The Leak. The album will debut April 28th to May 5th via The Leak, which gives music fans the chance to listen to new albums in their entirety, from start to finish, one week before their official release.
You can hear the album at www.mtv.com/music/the_leak. The album is available worldwide in both CD and digital formats. Pre-orders are available at www.waxploitation.com/buycauses
The album will be prominently featured on MTV, mtvU, MTV.com and Think.MTV.com, where people can learn more about the crisis in Darfur
Causes 2 is the second album from Waxploitation’s ongoing benefit series for Darfur. 100% of the profits from the album go to Human Rights Watch, Doctors Without Borders/M√©decins Sans Fronti√®res (MSF) and Oxfam America.
The album includes rare and exclusive songs from some of the most compelling artists in the indie and alternative worlds: Black Moth Super Rainbow, The Decemberists, Devendra Banhart, Diplo, Federico Aubele, Gnarls Barkley, LCD Soundsystem, Matthew Dear, Mum, My Morning Jacket, Neon Neon, Richard Swift, RJD2, and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, as well as a contribution from Adult Swim’s Tim & Eric.