Five black musicians you probably didn’t know double as politicians

Novieku Babatunde Adeola Jan 14, 2020 at 11:30am

January 14, 2020 at 11:30 am | Opinions & Features

Novieku Babatunde Adeola

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

January 14, 2020 at 11:30 am | Opinions & Features

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Musicians and politicians are known to share similar traits. These traits come alive during their engagements in the public space.

Unlike politicians, musicians have a unique advantage whenever they venture into politics because they have built a large following over time.

With a penchant for attention and recognition, musicians fight the status quo in society, and go a long way to prove they can do more than just sing hence the reason why some venture into politics.

In this article, we cast the spotlight on five black musicians who ventured into politics.

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