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First Lady Michelle Obama believes the way to reach today’s youth is through music. After her 2011 collaboration with Beyonce for the “Move Your Body” music video, Mrs. O is calling on her friends in entertainment once again for the latest initiative in her “Let’s Move” campaign to fight childhood obesity.

She will release a hip hop compilation album about health with features from artists like Jordin Sparks, Doug E. Fresh, Monifah, Ashanti and Travis Barker. Dr. Oz and other health professionals will also make appearances on the album, entitled “Songs For a Healthier America.”

The album is a collaboration between Mrs. Obama, Partnership for a Healthier America and Hip Hop Public Health. Drew Nannis of Partnership for a Healthier America says: “This album is about more than just a great message and it’s about more than great music. It’s about making the healthy choice the easy choice.”

Check out a tracklist below:

1. “U R What You Eat” (Salad Bar: Matisyahu, Ariana Grande, Travis Barker)

2. “Everybody” (Jordin Sparks, Doug E. Fresh, Dr Oz, Ryan Beatty, Hip Hop MD)

3. “Let’s Move” (Doug E. Fresh, Artie Green, Chauncey Hawkins)

4. “Just Believe” (Ashanti, Gerry Gunn, Artie Green, Robbie Nova)

5. “Veggie Luv” (Monifah and J Rome)

6. “Hip Hop FEET” (DMC and Artie Green)

7. “Stronger” (Shayna Steele, Jeremy Jordan, Our Time Theater kids, and E-Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren)

8. “Give Myself A Try” (Ryan Beatty)

9. ”Jump Up” (Brady Rymer and the Little band that Could)

10. “Hip Hop LEAN” (Artie Green)

11. “Pass the Rock” (Iman Schumpert and Artie Green)

12. “Good Living” (Ashton Jones)

13. “Beautiful” (Daisy Grant and Artie Green)

14. “Change The Game” (The Happiness Club, featuring Naledge)

15. “Wanna Jump (Let’s Move)” (Paul Burch)

16. “Mother May I” (Amelia Robinson)

17. “We Like Vegetables” (Los Barkers!)

18. “Get Up Sit Up” (Babi Floyd)

19. “One Step Forward” (Samite)

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  • Mademoiselle

    I wonder if she’ll actually sing/rap or just coordinate. Either way, it’ll be historical and Smithsonian worthy — it tells a story of both popular culture and modern day concerns. Imagine what our great-grandchildren will think when they learn about this album.

  • Belle

    I’m looking forward to it, but I already know haters are gonna hate. HOW DARE SHE want kids to be healthy and live long fruitful (see what I did there) lives.

  • RaiseTheBar

    You Go First Lady O!

    Hip Hop this country to HEALTH(ier) eating habits.

    Recognize you are being “politically” correct by targeting kids, ’cause we know it’s the responsibility of Adults when it comes to what children are eating.

    Your album may have Children parenting the adults to live healthier lifestyles.

    GOD, you’re brilliant!!!