Hampton Roads musicians contribute tracks to fundraising project for CHKD

In my continuing efforts to catch you up on news that almost got lost in the holiday shuffle, today I'm reporting on a CD called "Sounds of the 757," which features Hampton Roads musicians playing, singing and rapping for a good cause.

The project includes tracks from artists whose styles range from hip-hop to metal.Included on the disc are Sean Mack, Taylor Marlow, Polaris Bears, Infexzion, Storm George, The PicUp Kids and two Virginia Beach rappers, Crossover and LYFE Nation.

Proceeds from the disc go to support Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters.

LYFE Nation, whose off-stage name is Matthew E. Levine, assembled the project and released it last month to mark the two-year anniversary of his brother learning he was free from cancer.

"Two years cancer free, that's amazing to me," Levine said in a YouTube video. "I wanted to do something to give back to the place that helped my little brother out ... This album is dedicated to Logan Danforth who looked fear in the eyes and told him he would never give up."

Find out more about the disc here.

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