Hip-Hop Represents At 2009 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Hip-Hop will be represented during the Nobel Peace Prize Concert this year in Oslo, Norway.

 

Rapper/actor Will Smith will host The Nobel Peace Prize Concert this year with his wife and actress, Jada Pinkett Smith, while Wyclef Jean will be one of the feature performers.

 

“The opportunity to recognise the laureate’s contributions to the world peace movement will be an awe-inspiring experience – we are both humbled and honoured to take part in the Nobel Peace Prize Concert this year,” The Smiths said in a joint statement released to media today (September 29).

 

The Nobel Peace Prize Concert will take place December 10 in Oslo.

 

Other performers include Toby Keith, Donna Summer, Luis Fonsi and Amadou and Mariam.

 

According to reports, US President Barack Obama and French President Nicolas Sarkozy were among the record 205 nominees this year.

 

The Peace Prize was created by dynamite inventor Alfred Nobel.

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