Rapper Chingy Endorses Trump, Becomes Relevant Again


Screen Shot 2016-01-22 at 5.54.07 PMHave you ever been driving your car, minding your own business, when the radio DJ yells, “Time for a throwback!” and puts on Chingy‘s 2003 hit, “Right Thurr,” causing you to wonder, “Dang, what has Chingy been up to lately?” As it turns out, he’s released four albums, two EPs, and eight mixtapes, which is a lot of music to go so far under the radar. Chingy is smart, though. He knows how to market himself and get back in the spotlight: Today, Chingy endorsed Donald Trump for president.

In a series of tweets, the rapper, who has also had credited film roles like “pizza man” in 2008’s Psycho, explained his endorsement.

While Trump himself has not yet commented on this latest show of approval, Chingy has been receiving a lot of attention on Twitter from just about everyone else, causing him to tweet that while he was angry he was “taken out of context,” he was glad to be trending on the site. (He hashtagged that “LiveOfACeleb.”)

Even Bernie Sanders’s resident rap endorsement chimed in.

What a way to end a Friday.

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