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Keke Palmer releases new song titled ‘Actually vote’

Keke Palmer

Actor and musician Keke Palmer released a new song and video hitting President Trump and calling on people to cast their ballots ahead of Election Day next week.

“Now I know this might surprise you, yeah you might not have heard,” Palmer sings in the song, titled “Actually Vote.” “There’s a little something happening on November the 3rd.” 

“Young people like to talk that big talk, young people are the biggest voting bloc/You can only make a change if you check that damn box,” Palmer sings, urging young voters to “get off your couch, get off your ass, off the fence and off your phone.” 

The star-studded video released Thursday features Palmer calling a slate of fellow celebrities and urging them to vote, including Illana Glazer, Bella Thorne, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Julianne Moore. 

Palmer also appeared to jab President Trump in the song, saying “Don’t need no more with that clown politician, running his mouth on my damn television / I want clean air, health care, free tuition.” 

“We need Florida, Ohio and all of Arizona, or we’re stuck with the guy who says bleach cures Corona / Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, come on kids we’re going to free Melania,” the “Hustlers” star jokes, adding that young voters should “unsubscribe” from the GOP. 

Trump earlier this year suggested that people could inject disinfectants as a way to treat the coronavirus during a White House press briefing.

A poll released last month from the progressive group NextGen America showed that 77 percent of registered voters ages 18 to 35 in over a dozen battleground states said that they “definitely will vote” in the upcoming elections.

Young people have typically turned out to vote at lower rates than other age groups.

Tags 2020 presidential election Donald Trump Keke Palmer Youth vote

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