Standing on a stage in the middle of North Broad Street, the stars stressed the importance of voting on Tuesday. There were no musical performances…only pleas to get to the polls.
“You must stand in line for change,” said Jay-Z.
The event called the Promote the Vote Block Party was a free rally organized between the music icons and the Obama-Biden campaign. Police estimated over 4,000 people attended the rally, which closed Broad Street between Dauphin and Susquehanna for hours.
As expected, the stars were not afraid to take some shots at Obama’s competition.
You can hear all of Jay-Z's remarks in the video on the left. WARNING: Strong language can be seen and heard in the video. Viewer discretion is advised.
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