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Cynthia Nixon Made a Guest Appearance at the Eric B & Rakim Show

Cynthia Nixon Made a Guest Appearance at the Eric B & Rakim Show

Eric B for President, Cynthia Nixon for Governor

On Monday night, Eric B. & Rakim performed at Irving Plaza in New York City. A couple of minutes into their set, which included classics like “Don’t Sweat the Technique” and “I Ain’t No Joke,” the music stopped.

And, surprisingly, New York Governor candidate — and ex-Sex in the City star — Cynthia Nixon, who is challenging Andrew Cuomo to the left, appeared on the stage.

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There she gave a mini stump speech. At one point she said “I know Eric B. is president, but I’m here because I wanna be governor of New York state!” (We’re still trying to figure out whether this is a great line or a horrific one.)

She goes on to say “I’m here because I want to be governor of New York State. I was born here, I grew up here, with my mom, in a one bedroom, five flight walk up.”

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Rob Stone, the publisher of The FADER, posted the moment on his Instagram:

When Cynthia Nixon shows up at Eric B & Rakim…

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Jason Johnson, Politics Editor for The Root, was able to catch most of the moment and uploaded it to YouTube.

You can check out the video he posted below.

Source: The Root 



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