Sean “Diddy” Combs, Jay-Z, Young Jeezy Could Play Major Role in Election Turnout as Candidate Obama Seeks Support From Rap Stars | Democracy and elections
For a 2012 Obama win, hip-hop stars must ‘Barack the vote’ like they did in 2008
The Christian Science Monitor
The hip-hop community stood in a loyal b-boy stance behind President Obama in 2008. Sean “Diddy” Combs encouraged young voters to “Vote or Die,” Jay-Z endorsed Mr. Obama on tour, and others rallied the urban community and millennial voters to jump on the “change” bandwagon. The hip-hop politicians rise?