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Earth Day 2019: Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber and Snoop Dogg join Lil Dicky for “Earth” video

Comedian and rapper Lil Dicky just dropped an epic animated music video to feature the issue of environmental change, highlighting in excess of 30 A-list stars, including Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Snoop Dogg, Kevin Hart and Halsey. The song and video were made to bring issues to light and cash for environmental causes.

“Earth” — which was released in front of Earth Day on Monday — likewise features Brendon Urie, Hailee Steinfeld, Wiz Khalifa, Katy Perry, Adam Levine, Shawn Mendes, Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, John Legend and the Backstreet Boys, among others.

The video closes with a cameo from actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio, reproducing the iconic “I’m flying” moment from Titanic — yet rather than holding Rose, he’s holding the Earth. Lil Dicky, whose real name is David Burd, partnered with the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation to pick which not-for-profits to give to.

As indicated by DiCaprio, a portion of the proceeds from the song and video will go towards an assortment of environmental change nonprofits including Solutions Project, the Shark Conservation Fund, the Global Greengrants Fund, the Quick Response Fund for Nature and the Carbon Cycle Institute. “It’s all about saving the Earth,” Burd told Ellen Degeneres. “There’s an environmental crisis going on right now.”

By Natalia Forrest

Natalia Forrest is a singer/songwriter and guitarist. She is also fantasy author. She is noted for her distinctive style. She writes in a humorous way: Her characters never walk, they clump along, or when someone complains (in a flying machine) that flight is impossible, the other characters agree and show her why she's right! What’s more she works as a free lance author on Stats Globe.