In her presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton is clearly putting a ton of work into winning the key swing state of Virginia. That’s probably at least part of the reason why she chose the former VA governor and senator Tim Kaine as her running mate. And maybe that’s also why she recently jumped on FaceTime with Pusha T, the state’s single greatest rapper. Or maybe she just really loves “What Happened to That Boy?”; if Birdman appears on the stump for her next week, we’ll know for sure. Pusha recently posted an Instagram of Clinton and hip-hop activist Karen Civil FaceTiming with him, supporting his drive to register more voters:
Back in December, Pusha endorsed Clinton, citing her stance on mass incarceration and the way she’s promised to address the draconian criminal-law advances of the first Clinton administration:
Between this and Missy Elliott jumping in on Michelle Obama’s Carpool Karaoke, Virginia Beach rap is having a big political week.