Offset Votes For The First Time: ‘I’m Trying To Make A Difference’
By Peyton Blakemore
June 10, 2020
Offset is officially a first-time voter!
On Tuesday (June 9), the Migos rapper participated in the primary elections in his home state of Georgia. “I’m feeling good, I’m feeling proud. I’m trying to make a difference,“ he said in an Instagram video taken outside a polling location.
Offset additionally captioned the post with an encouraging message to Georgia voters, writing, "My First time ever voting because I wasn’t allowed! I over came this obstacle and decided to make a real difference !!!! Everybody please go vote today (LAST DAY)!!!"
In a recent interview with Big Boy's Neighborhood on Real 92.3, the 48-year-old rapper revealed he’s actually never voted before because he thought having a criminal record prevented him from using his fifteenth amendment right.
“For many years they had me brainwashed thinking that you couldn’t vote because you had a criminal record,” Snoop — who was previously convicted for gun and drug-related charges— shared, before adding: "My record's been expunged, so now I can vote."
The "Main Phone" rapper went on to divulge his plan to vote for the candidate going against Donald Trump —seemingly Joe Biden— in November, saying, “[I] definitely [plan to vote], ’cause we got to make a difference. I can’t talk about it and not be about it. I can’t tell you to do it then you don’t go do it. Everybody know I’m a front-liner. I ain’t gonna tell you to do something I didn’t do.”
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