The hip hop producer and figurehead makes the promise on Los Angeles radio station...

DR DRE has pledged $1 million to help those affected by the terrorist attacks in the US.

The hip hop producer and figurehead made the promise on Los Angeles radio station KPWR-FM. Their charity, the Power Of A Dollar Relief Fund, benefits the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

Def Jam founder Russell Simmons and fellow hip hop stars Tyrese and Fat Joe are others who have promised funds. The trio are getting behind the Hip Hop Has Heart Foundation put together by New York radio station WQHT.

Meanwhile, Britney Spears and Busta Rhymes

are the latest names to join the line-up for the remake of Sister Sledge’s ‘We Are Family’, set to be released as a charity fundraiser for the terrorist victims. Veteran producer Nile Rodgers, the man who co-wrote and co-produced the original, has also assembled*NSYNC, Run DMC, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, Vanessa Williams, Joan Rivers, Macaulay Culkin, Kevin Bacon and Sister Sledge themselves. Recording will take place this weekend – in New York on Saturday (September 21) and LA on Sunday (22).