Nicki Minaj Helps Victims Of Japan Earthquake/Tsunami

A variety of rappers are being tapped for an upcoming digital album being released by Universal Music Group to raise funds for the victims the March 11th earthquake/tsunami in Japan that left over 15,000 people dead.

According to reports, Nicki Minaj has been confirmed for the project, while Universal acts like Rihanna and Bon Jovi have also been tapped for the album, which will be released worldwide.

Proceeds from the album, which is being rushed to be released at the end of this week, will benefit the Japanese Red Cross.

A number of other Universal artists could be included on the project, including top-selling rapper Eminem and pop singer Lady Gaga.

Universal representatives are looking for artists who are willing to waver their royalties for the tracks that appear on the untitled, digitized benefit release.