T.I. Partners With Hip-Hop Caucus For Voter Registration Drive

T.I. and the Hip-Hop Caucus have partnered to form a voter registration initiative targeted at young adults, aged 18 to 29.

The “Get Out The Vote” pact was announced today and next week the campaign will kick off with Tip and the organization holding a press conference in Washington D.C.

The campaign slogan and t-shirts will be revealed at the event, to be held the morning of July 28 at the 9:30 Club.

T.I. will be the major spokesman, but will be joined by other celebrities and key figures. PSAs, online marketing, and photos by famed hip-hop lensman Jonathan Mannion will be used.

During the last presidential election, Diddy launched the “Vote or Die” campaign, which registered a number of first time voters. The Russell Simmons founded Hip-Hop Action Summit Network has also been responsible for securing a number of young people to vote. Simmons official resigned form his board position of HHSAN (a non-partisan group) after officially endorsing Illinois Senator Barack Obama during the Democratic primary.—LaTisha Robbins

  • Big Willey

    1st b*tchezzzzzzz

  • A

    I’ve never heard this dude talk politics. Sounds like a publicity stunt to me but whatever. Hopefully it draws these youngsters to vote and vote properly! Barrack Obama 08′
    If he really wanted to make a statement he would establish his own drive and highlight the proper candidate.

    That’s why I support real rap.
    NAS……..

  • NIG

    LETS GET OUT THERE AND VOTE……FOR THOSE OF YOU WHOS NOT REGISTERED PLEASE DO WHAT U HAVE 2 DO……THE HIP HOP NATION IS GOING 2 MAKE THE DIFFERENCE….OBAMA 4 PRESIDENT……..WE NEED CHANGE!!!!!!!

  • Queens Boy

    word i need to register…i got one question though why do rappers do this vote shit towards the end or halfway in the year???they should get on they grind soon as that times square ball drops!!!!

  • guttaMAN

    GO McCAIN!….. sike

  • REAL TALK 08

    hope Ti’s “paper trail” hit number 1 like Nas did…oh,…go Obama!

  • jojo

    People often complain about the current state of affairs within the American state. My suggestion is that people shut the fuck up and let their voice be heard via a ballot. Power comes in numbers…VOTE IN NOVEMBER!!

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