August 14, 2013 9:10

US First Lady Michelle Obama to release hip-hop album

Run-DMC's DMC is among the guest artists set to appear

US First Lady Michelle Obama to release hip-hop album

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Michelle Obama, wife of US President Barack Obama, is to head a hip-hop album aimed at improving America's health.

Though the First Lady won't sing or rap herself according to Politico, she will appear in ten music videos which will be distributed to US schools.

The 19-track album, due for release in September, instead features artists including Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels of Run-DMC (pictured), Doug E Fresh, Jordin Sparks, Ashanti, plus Blink-182?s Travis Barker and Matisyahu, who appear as Salad Bar. Track titles include 'U R What You Eat', 'Get Up Sit Up' and 'Veggie Luv'.

The track 'Everybody' (ft. Jordin Sparks, Doug E Fresh, Ryan Beatty, Artie Green, Dr Oz and the Hip-Hop Doc) is available to download now from the official website.

The tracklisting for 'Songs For A Healthier America' is:

'Everybody' (ft. Jordin Sparks, Doug E Fresh, Ryan Beatty, Artie Green, Dr Oz and the Hip-Hop Doc)
'U R What You Eat' (feat. Salad Bar (Matisyahu, Ariana Grande, Travis Barker))
'Let’s Move' (ft. Doug E Fresh, Artie Green, Chauncey Hawkins, Easy AD)
'Just Believe' (ft. Ashanti, Gerry Gunn, Artie Green, Robbie Nova, Chauncey Hawkins)
'Veggie Luv' (ft. Monifah and J Rome)
'Hip-Hop FEET (Finding Exercise Energy Thresholds)' (ft. DMC, Artie Green, and Chauncey Hawkins)
'Stronger' (ft. Shayna Steele, Jeremy Jordan, Our Time, Nils Lofgren)
'Give Myself A Try' (ft. Ryan Beatty)
'Jump Up (It’s a Good Day) Let’s Move Version' (ft. Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could)
'Hip Hop LEAN' (ft. Artie Green)
'Pass the Rock' (ft. Iman Schumpert and Artie Green)
'Good Living' (ft. Ashton Jones)
'Beautiful' (ft. Daisy Grant and Artie Green)
'Change the Game' (ft. The Happiness Club and Naledge)
'Wanna Jump (Let’s Move)' (ft. Paul Burch and WPA Ballclub)
'Mother May I?' (ft. Amelia Robinson)
'We Like Vegetables' (ft. Los Barkers!)
'Get Up Sit Up' (ft. Ian James and Ricky Baitz)
'One Step Forward' (ft. Samite)


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