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Will.i.am Drafts Jessica Alba, Ryan Phillippe for Second Obama Video

February 29, 2008 1:30 PM ET

Will.i.am has posted another star-studded video to show his support for Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama. This time the Black Eyed Pea has recruited Jessica Alba, Ryan Phillippe, George Lopez, Kerry Washington, Malcolm-Jamal Warner from The Cosby Show and more celebs to contribute uplifting spoken word passages to "We Are the Ones." "I would like to see a cleaner Earth for my child that I'm bringing into the world very soon," says Alba over a backbeat of "O-Bam-A, O-Bam-A." This is the second time Will.i.am has drafted celebrities to help stump for Obama: The "Yes We Can" video, using samples from Obama's speeches, featured Scarlett Johansson, John Legend and Common.

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