Michelle Obama Gets Rappers To Rhyme About Vegetables For Hip Hop Album

AP

Michelle Obama has identified the next frontier in fighting childhood obesity: hip hop.

The First Lady’s “Let’s Move!” campaign is releasing 19 tracks and ten music videos with artists Jordin Sparks, Ashanti, Run DMC, Doug E. Fresh and Monifah, Salon reported Tuesday. Song titles include gems like “U R What You Eat” and “Veggie Luv.”

“Songs for a Healthier America” is due to drop September 30.

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