AceShowbiz - Offset has finally been able to exercise his right to vote for the first time in 28 years, and is proudly sharing his experience. On Tuesday, June 9, the one-third of Migos made use of Instagram to share with his more than 16 million followers that he has taken part in the primary election in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.
In a video recorded outside a polling location, the husband of Cardi B told viewers that he was trying to make a difference. "I feel good. I feel proud," he declared. "I'm tryna make a difference so, I came out in my state, Georgia. Atlanta come vote. Come hit these polls up. Everybody been going through the same thing and we can fix it and make a change by voting."
Wearing a black surgical mask, the "Clout" rapper revealed that it was his first voting experience ever. "I just voted my first time, 28 years old," he stated, before explaining, "I got past my record and my past history and I'm able to vote so, I'm out here voting. Everybody hit them polls in Atlanta man right now. Let's get it."
In the caption of the voting post, the father of four sounded off similar statement as he rallied his fans to follow in his lead. "My First time ever voting because I wasn't allowed! I over came this obstacle and decided to make a real difference !!!!" he shared his thought. "Everybody please go vote today (LAST DAY)!!!"
Fellow Atlanta rappers hitting the polls on Tuesday included T.I. and Young Jeezy. While T.I. announced his participation by posting his "I'm a Georgia Voter" sticker without any statement, Jeezy wrote in his post, " 'Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can' I know voting is not the end all, be all. Be we must fight this battle on all fronts! We ain't letting up! They want you to believe your vote doesn't count."
The Tuesday primary election in Georgia, however, was not without glitch, prompting Joe Biden's campaign to issue a critique. "Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of our democracy. What we see in Georgia today, from significant issues with voting machines to breakdowns in the delivery of ballots to voters who requested to vote absentee, are a threat to those values and completely unacceptable," senior counsel Rachana Desai Martin stated.