400+ Attend Carson #HipHop & Politics Forum. Rep. Andre Carson’s summit on Hip Hop & Politics was attended by over 400 people. At one point the DC fire marshall shut the door for 30 minutes during the two hour event. Â Reps. Cedric Richmond, Yvette Clarke, Marc Veasey, Robin Kelly, Steny Hoyer, Don Payne, Jr., and Hakeem Jeffries also attended the session.
Rev. Lennox Yearwood, MCLyte, Hank Shocklee, DMC, Angela Rye, Mike Skolnick participated in the discussion as NewsOne’s Amos Brown moderated the spirited discussion.
The session focused on how to reach the younger generation and get them more involved in the political process.