Doug E. Fresh hypes the crowd at health summit in D.C.

Doug E. Fresh performing at the Partnership for a Healthier America Summit in Washington on Thursday. (Photo by Time Inc./Courtesy of Partnership for a Healthier America)
Doug E. Fresh performing at the Partnership for a Healthier America Summit in Washington on Thursday. (Photo by Time Inc./Courtesy of Partnership for a Healthier America)

Hey isn’t that… The inspiration for first lady Michelle Obama’s favorite dance move and human beat box Doug E. Fresh performing at the Partnership for a Healthier America Summit at the Washington Hilton on Wednesday. Fresh serves as the vice president of entertainment for the Hip Hop Public Health foundation whose goal is to get children ages 8 to 12 moving and making healthy choices. The hip hop pioneer along with fellow legends Chuck D and DMC among others wrote and performed original music for the album “Songs for a Healthier America” which features titles like “U R What You Eat” and “Veggie Luv.”

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