Will.I.Am: A Song To Inspire A Nation Will.i.am of the group Black Eyed Peas wrote and produced three songs for Barack Obama's campaign, including the YouTube sensation "Yes We Can." Here, will.i.am discusses how he chose the speech and describes how he thinks its legacy will live on.

Will.I.Am: A Song To Inspire A Nation

Will.I.Am: A Song To Inspire A Nation

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Hear The Concert

NPR will be the exclusive radio broadcaster of 'We Are One,' the inaugural concert special held at the Lincoln Memorial at 2 p.m. ET Sunday, Jan. 18. Will.I.Am will perform with many other artists and actors. You can hear the concert streaming live at NPR Music:

R&B artist will.i.am sits backstage at the V Festival in 2008. Kristian Dowling/Getty Imags hide caption

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