Stacey Abrams calls into Jeezy and Gucci's 'Verzuz' to encourage people to vote in Georgia runoff
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Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams made a virtual appearance on rappers' Jeezy and Gucci Mane's online "Verzuz" battle on Thursday night to call all Georgians to vote in the state's upcoming runoff election.

Abrams thanked the rappers for welcoming her before the faceoff and joked that the appearance would earn her "street cred."

"Thank you guys for letting me crash before what I know is the battle to end all battles of Verzuz to end all Verzuz. So thank you for giving me some street cred with my nieces and nephews," Abrams said.


"That's right," Jeezy responded.

"Can you wipe my record clean?" Gucci asked with a laugh.

"That's a job that the governor could do. You know, we'll have to think about that later. But for right now we can at least make sure that everyone shows up to vote so we have two senators to make sure we have COVID response and we've got stimulus money coming back to Georgia," Abrams said.


She went on to thank the rappers for their work in mobilizing voters who previously have previously served time.

"I just wanted to say thank you to both of you especially for the work you've done to encourage folks who are coming back, returning citizens, to know that they have the right to vote. I've got a younger brother whose been in and out of the system and I know that redemption is real and I know that the voices that these men and women can bring to our state matter," she said. "So thank you for the work you've done."

"That's right we got you, baby. GA, you know we gonna stand up for ya," Jeezy responded.

Abrams also shared the clip of her appearance on Twitter, writing "Let's get it done" along with a link to Georgia's absentee ballot request website.

Democratic Georgia Senate candidate Jon Ossoff weighed in on the appearance in a tweet writing "Go Stacey!"

The appearance led to Abrams trending at No. 4 in the U.S. on Twitter.