The Partnership for a Healthier America and Hip Hop Public Health are releasing a 19-track multi-genre album next month called “Songs for a Healthier America,” to promote healthy habits among children. The album, inspired by the Let’s Move! initiative, includes song titles like “Veggie Luv.” (See a full track list here.)MICHELLE OBAMA’S ‘LET’S MOVE!’ LOWERS CHILDHOOD OBESITY + DOUG E. FRESH & JORDIN SPARKS JOIN IN – CONCRETELOOP.COM | QUALITY NOT QUANTITY
The video for the first single, “Everybody,” featuring Doug E. Fresh, Dr. Oz, Ryan Beatty and the Hip Hop MD was released in June. Previously recorded footage of Michelle Obama speaking about childhood obesity and fitness can be seen at the beginning of that video.
According to a report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the first lady’s attempt to teach kids to exercise and eat healthy has resulted in lowered obesity rates for low income preschoolers in about 19 states between 2008 and 2011.Michelle Obama launches hip-hop album with Blink-182 and Run-D.M.C. artists - News - Music - The Independent