Spike Lee Uses Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’ ‘Empire State of Mind’ in 9/11 Tribute Commercial

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Vibe | September 12, 2011 - 12:58 pm

Welcome to New York City.

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, State Farm partnered with award-winning director Spike Lee to film a touching tribute to thank the heroes of New York. Nearly 150 school children (ages 8-11) from the New York City area visited four firehouses and thanked the firefighters through song.

Download the full-track of “Empire State of Mind (Part II)” from iTunes here. Proceeds from the download benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

Artist: James Davis Jr. & The Children of New York City
Song: Empire State Of Mind (Part II)
Album: Empire State Of Mind (Part II) 9/11 Tribute