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With two weeks to go until Election Day, it's crunch time in the San Francisco mayoral race.

For Ed Lee's campaign, it's also Hammer Time.

M.C. Hammer and San Francisco Giants pitcher Brian Wilson are among the celebrities who teamed up to produce a video remake of Hammer's hit song "2 Legit to Quit" in support of the interim mayor's campaign for a full term.

"Only five-foot-five but he gets (bleep) done. So tell them other candidates to find a bus pass, Unless you ridin' with us...FEAR THE MUSTACHE!" the revised lyrics, posted in full after the jump, read.

The web video, created by a committee backed by angel investor Ron Conway, also features cameos from former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York, the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am, and executives from Silicon Valley tech giants Google, Twitter and YouTube.

The video, posted below, was released as the front-runner's campaign comes under increased fire from opponents. Seven other candidates have asked the U.S. Department of Justice and the California secretary of state to investigate allegations that Lee's supporters were helping voters mark absentee ballots in an attempt to sway election results. Lee has said his campaign has nothing to do with the group accused of wrongdoing.


[chorus]
Too Legit, too legit to quit
(back-up singer) Ed Leeeeeee!
Too Legit, too legit to quit
"LeeeeeeeEd

[verse]
My my my, music hits me so hard,
Newsom left and they put him in charge,
Thank you, for blessing me,
and the rest of the city with Mayor Ed Lee
Got us all sayin' "Run Lee Run"
Only five-foot-five but he gets (bleep) done
So tell them other candidates to find a bus pass,
Unless you ridin' with us...FEAR THE MUSTACHE!

[chorus]
Too Legit, too legit to quit
(back-up singer) Ed Leeeeeee!
Too Legit, too legit to quit
!LeeeeeeeEd



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