Last week at the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation's star-studded Art for Life fundraiser at Russell Simmons' East Hampton estate, John Legend and Swizz Beatz teamed together to announce an incredible donation.

The two acclaimed artists and philanthropists are auctioning off the opportunity for two fans to join them both in-studio for an intimate recording session to raise funds for arts education.

The incredible experience, valued at $50,000, is up for auction at charitybuzz, the leading destination for online charity auctions, through August 18 at

John Legend and Swizz Beatz
John Legend and Swizz Beatz

Known in the music world as a respected producer/rapper, Swizz Beatz has worked with the likes of Cassidy, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, T.I., Eve, Busta Rhymes and Beyonce. He has worked with the United Nations to unite the entertainment community in its efforts to promote peace around the world, and continues to express himself as a painter, having studied under the likes of Peter Maxx. Recording artist, concert performer and philanthropist John Legend has won six Grammy awards and was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people.

Founded in 1995 by brothers Russell, Danny and Joseph Rev. Run Simmons, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation is dedicated to providing disadvantaged urban youth with significant exposure and access to the arts.

Charitybuzz raises funds for nonprofits around the globe through incredible online auctions, giving its bidders exclusive opportunities to make a difference.

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