'2 Legit' ad in San Francisco mayor's race features MC Hammer, Twitter founder, Giants pitcher

A third party group supporting Ed Lee in San Francisco's mayoral election has enlisted some of the Bay Area's biggest names for its latest campaign ad.

A parody of MC Hammer's 1991 hit "2 Legit 2 Quit," the ad was paid for by San Franciscans for Jobs and Good Government, an independent group that has Napster founder Sean Parker as a main donor.

Hammer himself appears in the video, along with Twitter founder Biz Stone, will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, San Francisco Giants pitcher Brian Wilson and former Mayor Willie Brown.

In keeping with the area's high tech industry, the video was not announced by press release or with an event, but has spread virally around the Internet, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

Lee, the interim mayor, took over from Gavin Newsom, who is now California's lieutenant governor.