Hip-Hop Gets Political

The U.S. media’s attention lately has been focused on the presidential primaries leading up to November’s election for the White House. Celebrities have been known to lend their support to candidates, whether it be Oprah backing Democratic hopeful Barack Obama or Chuck Norris getting behind Republican Mike Huckabee. But who are your favorite hip-hop and R&B artists endorsing? Find out which candidates 50 Cent, Timbaland, Common, Usher, and others are supporting for prez.

This article from Forbes magazine features quotes from Rap-Up‘s September/October 2007 issue with 50 Cent and our Winter 06/07 issue with The Game. Definitely a good read!

Forbes: Endorsement Rap

Photo above: Usher at a rally for Barack Obama in Atlanta.