Will.I.Am To Release Obama Victory Song Today

Black Eyed Peas front man will.i.am is expected to release “It’s A New Day,” a congratulatory song on Barack Obama’s presidential election victory later today. (11/05).

The song and video will premiere on Dipdive.com, the same site on which he released his Webby award winning “Yes We Can” clip earlier this year. The star-studded clip featured appearances by Common, John Legend, actress Scarlett Johansson, Nicole Sherzinger, Kareem Abdul Jabbar and many more. “It’s A New Day” picks up where “Yes We Can” left off, praising Obama’s win and the American people for making his triumph possible. Will put the finishing touches on the song last night.

“This was inspired by America,” the rapper/producer said in a statement. “It’s about Obama winning, and really paying tribute to those people who are responsible for that happening, and that’s the American people.”

Will was one of few celebrities, including Oprah Winfrey, on hand for Obama’s rally in Chicago’s Grant Park. As previously reported, other supporters including Diddy and Jay-Z, were advised to skip the festivities. Will also appeared live on CNN through a hologram during the channel’s election coverage-Bruce Moses

  • mikeg

    from ridding in the back of the bus 60 years ago, to runnin the country in 2008, as blacks we’ve come a long way…The racism isn’t gone, but slowly, but surely diminishing….real talk

  • G-UNOT KILLA

    What this article doesn’t tell is I have a DIRECT impact on this celebration song! I will be whispering Crip on the backround! Will I Am is a Payacc Crip! I want err body to know I had Suge Knight, J. Prince, & Jimmy Henchmen shook to peices during Ja Rule’s New York video shoot! They sweating and shit I then dug my hand in their pocket and took out $12.00 each for my extreme extortion payment! I then “C” walked away the sung Blutiful world remix! I then threw Suge into his imfamous Red pool and turned around and smacked J. Prince and ate his Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles! I got into a fight w/ 4 MS13 members because they cut me in the line @ Finish Line I was buying some Blue Crip Rags! I’m a gangbanging janitor ECG-UNIT CRIP 4 Life SPider Loc 4 Life!

    • damn

      damn shut the fuck up…ur fuckin a fake ass wanna be gangster thats on the same faggot ass bullshit since you were 10. shut the fuck up already damn

  • serial

    damn you need to stop with all this fake wanna be gangster…your just a lil bitch thats been on the same faggot ass bullshit since you were 10…do us all a favor and shut the fuck up

  • Bearcat

    Shut the fuxx up you waste of life.

  • UARK

    hahahahmuahaha….genius