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Jay Z holding concert in Ohio for Hillary Clinton

Rapper Jay Z is reportedly performing at a concert in Ohio for presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.

The show is reportedly an attempt to encourage African-American citizens to vote for the Democratic nominee, according to Buzzfeed.com. A date for the concert has not been announced, but it will reportedly take place in Cleveland.


This isn't the first time the 99 Problems hitmaker has thrown his support behind a presidential nominee - in 2008 and 2012, the 46-year-old campaigned for President Barack Obama, who was elected twice. Jay Z's wife Beyonce has also been a longtime supporter of the former Secretary of State, who is running against Donald Trump, and in May, 2015 she attended a Clinton fundraising event in New York City.


Meanwhile, Jon Bon Jovi, Katy Perry, and Jennifer Lopez will also be performing as part of a concert series for Clinton, who is launching the Love Trumps Hate performance series, according to Us Weekly. The 68-year-old is hoping to rally citizens to head to the polls next month (Nov16) and cast their votes for her.


The musicians will be joined by other unannounced artists.


"The performance series will feature a number of artists performing in battleground states who will energize our supporters and encourage them to turn out to vote on Election Day or to take advantage of early voting options in their states," a press release reads.


And over the weekend (22-23Oct16), singer Miley Cyrus surprised students in their dormitories at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, as she knocked on their doors on Saturday (22Oct16) to talk about voting for Hillary.


Katy Perry, who has been an outspoken supporter of Hillary, also recently told young potential voters in Las Vegas to stop making excuses and vote. "You have to be present," she said. "This is an election that counts."