Frank Ocean has introduced pop-up retailers in choose cities that may give away free merchandise to people who arrive with proof that they voted on November 6.
A flyer posted to his Tumblr account states, “BRING PROOF (A BALLOT STUB) THAT YOU VOTED TO ANY OF THE LOCATIONS BELOW AND GET SOME FREE MERCH. BECAUSE GOD BLESS AMERICA.” The areas of the pop-ups are Miami, Dallas, Atlanta, and Houston. The cities are settled in swing states and the outcomes might have historic outcomes. Stacey Abrams in Georgia could be America’s’s first feminine black governor. In Texas, Beto O’Rourke could be the primary Democratic senator in Texas in additional than 20 years. Andrew Gillum would change into Florida’s first black governor. The artist’s flyer additionally brings consciousness to the “42 p.c” — the share of Americans that don’t vote — in any other case referred to as America’s largest political social gathering.
On Twitter, Frank Ocean suggested, “Make certain you double verify your state legal guidelines concerning use of electronics on the polls earlier than taking a photograph. In some states it’s unlawful to take action.”
Though the divine proper to vote on this democracy holds way more weight and worth than any type of merch, there’s little doubt that Frank Ocean’s encouragements and incentives are well-intentioned and intensely cool. As Frank Ocean says on the highest of the flyer in seven languages to everybody who can, “VOTE.”