Hip Hop's Influence on the 2012 Election

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  • Beyonce, Michelle Obama
  • K'Naan, Mitt Romney
  • Prodigy
  • Mary J. Blige, Ledisi
  • Questlove
  • Nicki Minaj, Mitt Romney
  • Barack Obama, Jay-Z
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • 2 Chainz Voting 2012 Election
  • Lupe Fiasco

Questlove Endorses Obama

Drummer-producer Questlove has already hinted at his political leanings during the Roots' tenure as Jimmy Fallon's house band, accompanying Obama's hilarious take on "Slow Jam the News," and musically dissing Michele Bachmann. But he made his views clear in a video posted on the Obama campaign's website earlier this year: "[Obama] needs eight years to finish the mission and we need to have his back," Quest said.

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