Rakim, Common and Lupe Fiasco Pitch in to Save Some Rhino Hide

 Rakim, Common, Rhymefest, Lupe Fiasco and DJ Z-Trip are scheduled to perform at this summer's Save the Rhinos benefit concert presented by Marc Ecko on June 8th.

This is the second year for the benefit, which will be held at New York's Central Park Summerstage. Proceeds from the event will go to the International Rhino Foundation, an organization aiming to double populations of three kinds of rhinos, currently listed among the world's most endangered species.

In related news, Chi-Town natives Rhymefest and Lupe Fiasco are also listed on the bill for the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival on June 24th, which is also in its second year.

Tickets for Marc Ecko Presents ... Save the Rhinos can be purchased from Ticketmaster.

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