Jay Z and Beyoncé were out in full force in support of Hillary Clinton at last night’s ‘Get Out the Vote’ concert in Cleveland. After performances from Chance the Rapper, Big Sean and J. Cole, Jay and Bey took to the stage to urge young voters the importance of having their voice heard come Tuesday’s election.
After performing “Formation,” “Freedom” and “Run the World (Girls),” Beyoncé delivered an empowering speech about how far women had come – from not being able to vote 100 years ago, to potentially the first female president – and then got personal:
“We have to vote. The world looks to us as a progressive country that leads change. Eight years ago, I was so inspired that my nephew, a young black child, could grow up knowing his dreams could be realized by witnessing a black president in office. And now, we have the opportunity to create more change. I want my daughter to grow up seeing a woman lead our country and know that her possibilities are limitless. We have to think about the future of our daughters, of our sons, and vote for someone who cares for them as much as we do. And that is why, ‘I’m with her.’”
Jay then invited Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton to the stage, who gave a similarly empowering speech, quoting Jay’s “My President Is Black”:
“Rosa Parks sat so Martin Luther could walk, and Martin Luther walked so Barack Obama could run, and Barack Obama ran so all the children could fly.”
Catch the rest of her speech in the video above, while you can watch Beyoncé’s below.
In case you missed it, New York skate brand Supreme also spoke up on the matter and urged everybody to vote.