Songs Stars Be a part of 1st Girl to Get Youths Off the Couch

August 14th, 2013

Hip-hop artists have been identify-dropping the Obamas in music given that they moved into the White Residence, and now some of them are volunteering for Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” marketing campaign with an album inspired by her function preventing childhood being overweight.

The Partnership for a More healthy The united states, of which Mrs. Obama is honorary chairwoman, will join the Hip Hop General public Well being Basis in releasing a 19-tune compilation encouraging youngsters to exercise and decide on wholesome foods.

Doug E. Refreshing, Travis Barker, Ariana Grande and other artists will lead tracks to the album, “Songs for a Healthier The united states.” A video has previously been unveiled for the very first one, “Everybody,” that includes Jordin Sparks, a winner of “American Idol,” with a visitor visual appeal by Mrs. Obama speaking from the White House.

Other tunes, which includes “Veggie Luv” and “U R What You Eat,” will be distributed to colleges in New York Metropolis by way of the instructional firm Channel One. The album will be obtainable as a cost-free down load on the Partnership for a Much healthier America’s Net web site when it is unveiled on Sept. thirty.

This is not the initial time that the “Let’s Go!” marketing campaign has utilised pop stars to broadcast its information. Beyoncé unveiled a track in 2011 named “Move Your Human body,” complete with a personalized exercise for children and a tunes video clip.

“Our mission is to make the healthier selection the easy selection,” stated Drew Nannis of the Partnership for a Much healthier America. “Few items do that as effectively as songs. It doesn’t require any special clothing or membership cards. It just demands you to listen and begin relocating.”

The video clip for “Everybody” functions Dr. Mehmet Oz and the Hip Hop Doc in a again-and-forth about cardiology and energy.

“We’ll discuss exercise,” Dr. Oz raps.

“Not politics,” the Hip Hop Doc responds.

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