'Ebola In Town' Dance Track Promotes Awareness In Liberia

August 19, 2014 8:13 PM

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Back in May, when news of Ebola's latest outbreak was virtually unknown in the West, two music producers in Liberia were already working on spreading awareness about the virus. Samuel "Shadow" Morgan and Edwin "D-12" Tweh, who made music together as kids when they lived in refugee camps in Ghana, recorded the track "Ebola In Town" in their studio over the course of just one day, NPR reports.

Within three days, the song was reportedly playing throughout Liberia, the country that's been hardest hit by Ebola. Unlike the croons of classic aid songs like "We Are The World," this release is a dance track. In a segment on NPR Tuesday, the creators said they were initially worried the song was ...

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