A Tribe Called Quest rapper Q-Tip will lead a drive to stress the importance of voting later today (23FEB04).

The VIVRANT THING rapper, real name Jonathan Davis, will be joined by a host of politicians at the event on the campus of PRAIRIE VIEW A+M UNIVERSITY in Texas.

More than 500 students are expected to join them to discuss the importance of student civic participation and the challenges facing minority student voting.

Fellow rap star SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS recently expressed his desire for potential voters to join him in ousting current American president GEORGE W Bush.

26/02/2004 17:38