Voting Rap Video by Dayton-native YelloPain Goes Viral
Carryout Guide
Log In

Search Dayton


Articles  Directory  Events
close
 
 

Voting Rap Video by Dayton-native YelloPain Goes Viral

Voting Rap Video by Dayton-native YelloPain Goes Viral
2/12/2020

The internet is loving this viral rap about voting by Dayton native YelloPain. Watch: My Vote Don't Count.

Voting Rap Video by Dayton-native YelloPain Goes Viral

YelloPain Educates Voters with Rap Video

Dayton native YelloPain is new to the political world, but he's on a mission to educate and motivate voters in the 2020 election cycle.  

Titled with a twist, "My Vote Don’t Count" is all about the importance of voting, and has caught the attention of the national media, as well as Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton.  "This is terrific," Clinton recently tweeted, "Thank you @YelloPain for reminding us why every election matters."

YelloPain explained why he wrote the song on Instagram, posting "help me inform my people on the information nobody taught us ! We stand in long a-- lines for sandwiches and shoes but not voting!".

The viral video, partially filmed in downtown Dayton, was released on January 14 has racked up more than 5 million views on Facebook and more than half a million views on Youtube.

Among the thousands of comments on the video to date, Corey Golden wrote of the video "Hip-hop that teaches it’s audience how to make their lives better and their futures brighter, not just telling them the same stuff about what their struggles are like which they already know. Rap that informs, as it should." 

The official YelloPain facebook page has a simple message.  "Before you give up, listen to #Yello". 

Watch "My Vote Don’t Count" video below.

REGISTER or UPDATE your Ohio Voter Registration Status here: https://olvr.ohiosos.gov/

REGISTRATION DEADLINES:

  • February 18, 2020 for the March 17, 2020 Primary Election
  • July 6, 2020 for the August 4, 2020 Special Election
  • October 5, 2020 for the November 3, 2020 General Election

Video:

    Dayton Local takes reasonable measures to ensure the quality and accuracy of the information on this page. However, use of this site is at your own risk, and by doing so, you agree to our Terms & Conditions. If you find inaccurate, misleading or inappropriate information on this website, please let us know by using the button below. Thank you.