November 6 is Election Day, where Mitt Romney will go against Barack Obama to decide who will be the President of the United States.
From my understanding, hip hop has always swayed towards the Democrat Party, despite many rappers lyrics sharing more in common with the Republicans such as lower taxes for the rich and gun ownership.
Hip hop played an important part in helping Barack Obama get elected, as rappers were able to influence many young African Americans to register and vote, particulary those from impoverished backgrounds.
However, hip hop does have a less visible Republican prescence.
Eazy E donated $2500 to the Republican Party and met with Ronald Reagan at the White House
50 Cent once said that if he was able to vote, he would vote for George Bush.
Even Kanye said that Read the rest of this entry