If Hip-Hoppers Were Politicians: 12 Artists Who’d Reign in DC

- By Bossip Staff

The connection between hip-hop and politics has gotten significant media attention as a result of the election of President Obama, but the two have always been linked. With Wyclef who tried put his bid in for the Haitian presidency and Rhymefest running for City Counsel in Chicago, TAP wanted to play around with the question: “if hip-hoppers ran the country, who would they be?”  For fun, TAP, along with hip-hop journalist and professor Davey D and  Lester Spence, an assistant professor and author of the upcoming book, Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics, came up with a list of artists who we believe to have particular qualities that would complement an executive position. Would these candidates get your vote?

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    NAS FOR PRESIDENT!

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  • marhog

    Ice cube

  • asiya

    IMMORTAL TECHINIQUE!!

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    IMMORTAL TECHNIQUE ALL DAY!!!

  • Drakestr

    I’d say either Nas or Mos Def or Will Smith

  • Iyan

    Kanye? He’ll have us bombed in no time. I didn’t agree with anyone on the list except for Common and Jay-z.

    • jayluv

      LMAO!!! WEEEWH…TRUE BUT FUNNY

  • Iyan

    Kanye talks too much out the side of his neck.

  • Christine5980

    “PRESIDENT NAS” ALL DAY!

  • DMV Guy

    1. BDR, 2. Boobie, 3. GS, 4. Fat Mack, 5. Tree Gotti, 6. lil’Steve, 7. Wale, 8. Dandki Holmes, 9. Garvey the Chosen One, 10. XO

    DMV ALL DAY!

  • Leslie James

    Black Thought should’ve been President.

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