Chance the Rapper told followers to vote for whoever their mom is voting for, and people dragged him on Twitter.
"Ask your mom who to vote for. Vote for who she say," the Chicago native tweeted on Tuesday.
"Ya mama been thru alot. Ask them and trust them," Chance said in a subsequent tweet.
People took issue with the fact that their mothers' political beliefs varied widely.
Many also decried how the tweet seemingly encouraged followers to listen to their parents instead of educating themselves.
"Yall worried bout everybody else mama, I said yo mama," Chance added in a follow-up tweet, seemingly in response to the backlash.
Chance the Rapper told followers to vote for whoever their mom is voting for in the upcoming presidential election, and people on Twitter aren't happy.
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"Ask your mom who to vote for. Vote for who she say," the Chicago native tweeted on Tuesday, adding, "Ya mama been thru alot. Ask them and trust them."
Users quickly took issue with Chance's tweet, pointing out that the political views of their moms vary wildly. Others pointed out that religion, location, and race could also play a big part in who they're voting for.
But the biggest reaction was from the numerous people who decried Chance's advice, instead encouraging people to do their own research on political issues and presidential candidates.
—Abie Spangler (@AbieJSpangler) September 22, 2020
—An Account About Hip Hop (@checktherhyme1) September 22, 2020
—jay (@userjaymes) September 22, 2020
—𝖈𝖔𝖓𝖓𝖔𝖗🧛🏻🥂 (@xanful) September 22, 2020
—no (@miskeencore) September 22, 2020
—thayane HOLY (@kidrauhlhive) September 22, 2020
—Mak⚡️ (@Makaylajesae) September 22, 2020
Chance seemingly responded to some of the backlash in a follow-up tweet, telling users, "Yall worried bout everybody else mama, I said yo mama."
Earlier this year, the Chicago native came under fire for seemingly supporting Kanye West's "presidential run" after he questioned his followers why Joe Biden "would be better" suited to be president than Donald Trump.
A few hours after his "endorsement," Chance clarified his stance, writing, "I understand the improbability of Ye winning the 46th Presidential seat and I understand that everyone voting for Biden isn't necessarily doing so enthusiastically."
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