Michael Jackson announced eight days after the Hurricane Katrina disaster that he would release an all-star, Katrina charity single within two weeks. [SN reported] Almost six months later, the song is scheduled to come out by the end of this month.
Sheik Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the son of Bahrain's king, said in a telephone interview from Dubai, "The record is coming along great. We've been taking our time to perfect it and mix it."
Stars featured on the CD include Snoop Dogg, R. Kelly, the Rev. Shirley Caesar, the O'Jays, Ciara, Keyisha Cole, James Ingram, Jackson's brother Jermaine, and Shanice. The song is supposedly titled, "I Have This Dream."