Dave Chappelle, Diddy, Rihanna, T.I. & More React to the 2018 Midterm Elections

Vote or die…for real this time.

The day has come. The 2018 midterm elections are here. Some, like President Barack Obama, have labeled this as the most important election in our lifetime.

This is a claim that has been said a lot over the years. But this time it really feels true.

READ: Georgia Voters Receive Racist Robocall Calling Oprah A “Magical Negro,” Stacey Abrams A “Poor Man’s Aunt Jemima”

Typically midterm elections don’t have a huge turnout. That isn’t the case this year. The democratic base is charged, and eager to counter President Donald Trump and his administration. A record number of women and people of color are running for office. Some of the most prominent figures include Stacey Abrams, who is running for Governor of Georgia, and Andrew Gillum, who is running for governor of Florida.

Because of this momentum, and some last minute race-baiting from Trump, the conservative base is also charged up. (A record number of people are expected to vote today.)

READ: Meet Stacey Abrams: Georgia’s First Black Woman To Be Nominated For Governor

Celebrities have also become increasingly vocal during this period. From Meek Mill to Diddy to Fat Joe, scroll down to see how your favorite rapper is spending his or her election day.


Lil B

Dave Chappelle


Lil Yachty

Metro Boomin

Meek Mill



Trey Songz

Fat Joe & DJ Khalid

Joe Budden

Snoop Dogg



Dwayne Johnson

Trae tha Truth


Jermaine Dupri

Mary J. Blige


Jim Jones

Alicia Keys

Lin-Manuel Miranda


Big Boi

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