Sunday, September 21, 2008
Kanye West and Other Stars Sing for Barack Obama
Kanye West and Sheryl Crow are among the big names heard singing on a new CD that will raise money for Barack Obama's presidential campaign.
They're joined by Stevie Wonder, John Legend and other stars on "Yes We Can: Voices of a Grassroots Movement," available this Friday exclusively through the Obama campaign, says the Associated Press.
The CD is a mix of old classics, like Stevie's "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours," and new songs from the likes of Legend. Proceeds from the disc -- which costs $24.99 for a digital download and $30 for a hard copy -- will help fund the campaign through "Election Day" November 4, says the AP.
Obama has inspired celebs to get into the musical spirit before. Forest Whitaker, Whoopi Goldberg, Barry Manilow and more stars teamed up with former Eurythmics man Dave Stewart on an inspirational video for change called "American Prayer."