Turn Out For What
The story of Rock the Vote's deliciously viral election party anthem.
2014 was the election that young people were supposed to ignore. But then came the voting anthem nobody can stop humming. Today on The Good Fight, the inside story of Turn Out For What—as recounted by Rock The Vote's Ashley Spillane and Dan McSwain, and featuring the voices of Lil Jon, Lena Dunham, Fred Armisen, and Whoopi Goldberg. It's the electoral viral mega-hit of the year, 10 million views strong, exactly when we need it most.
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Originally posted on October 28, 2014
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- Watch the "Turn Out for What" video here:
- The New Republic says, and we concur, that the GOP's youth outreach has a thing or two to learn from Rock the Vote's "Turn Out for What" campaign.
- If you don't at all understand why Lil Jon is repeatedly asking everyone "turn down for what?", here's a helpful guide from our friends at Vox. Hint: It's a rhetorical question. "Turn Out for What," however, is not a rhetorical question.