Marc Weinreich
Tuesday August 13th, 2013

Iman Shumpert will appear on a rap album that's being put together in part by First Lady Michelle Obama. (Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images) Iman Shumpert will appear on a rap album that's being put together in part by First Lady Michelle Obama. (Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images)

First Lady Michelle Obama is putting together a rap album this fall to end childhood obesity, and among the various contributors is New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert, according to Yahoo! Sports' Dan Devine, via XXL.

"Songs for a Healthier America" features Shumpert, who has previously released rap songs, on a track entitled, "Pass the Rock," and includes samples of Marv Albert and Mike Breen.  The album, reportedly due out Sept. 30, is a collaboration between FLOTUS, the Partnership for a Healthier America and Hip-Hop Public Health. A preview of Shumpert's track, and other songs on the album, can be heard on the Partnership for a Healthier America site.

Appearances on the album include Matisyahu, Doug E. Fresh and Ashanti.  The full setlist, via Devine:

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

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

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

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

5. “Veggie Luv” f/ Monifah and J Rome

6. “Hip Hop FEET” f/ DMC and Artie Green

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

8. “Give Myself a Try” f/ Ryan Beatty

9. “Jump Up” f/ Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could

10. “Hip Hop LEAN” f/ Artie Green

11. “Pass the Rock” f/ Iman Shumpert and Artie Green

12. “Good Living” f/ Ashton Jones

13. “Beautiful” f/ Daisy Grant and Artie Green

14. “Change the Game” f/ The Happiness Club, featuring Naledge

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

16. “Mother May I” f/ Amelia Robinson

17. “We Like vegetables” f/ Los Barkers!

18. “Get Up Sit Up” f/ Babi Floyd

19. “One Step Forward” f/ Samite

A sample of the forthcoming album was released on YouTube in June:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvm7Fqbpqcg

(h/t HipHopPublicHealth)

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