NEW ORLEANS, LA - AUGUST 28:  Rapper 5th Ward Weebie performs during Lil Weezyana Festival at Champions Square on August 28, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images)

‘Lemme find out you ain’t registered to vote’: 5th Ward Weebie drops that b.e.a.t. for the polls

5th Ward Weebie took his hit "Lemme FInd Out" to another level Thursday, dropping a remix with the message of getting to the polls behind it.

by Mary Staes | November 2, 2018

When that “Triggerman” beat drops, you already know it’s about to go down.

But 5th Ward Weebie took it to another level Thursday, dropping another remix of his hit “Lemme Find Out,” that’s getting the word out about voting on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Complete with Game Ova Skip, Twerk NOLA and a poll curtain in front of City Hall, Weebie let’s you know up front what he’s here for.

“You already know, I’m reaching out letting ya’ll know, ya’ll gotta go vote,” he says in the intro. “It’s real serious right now.”

Artist and activist Brandan “B-mike” Odums posted the video on Facebook Thursday, saying he asked 5th Ward Weebie to help grow the conversation around voting and, specifically, State Constitutional Amendment 2, which addresses unanimous juries. Presently, Louisiana law requires only 10 of 12 jurors to convict someone charged with a felony.

“Peace to crazy last minute ideas and those courageous enough to make it happen,” Odums said in his post.

Check out the video below and make sure to get out Nov. 6 and vote!

Mary Staes

Mary Staes

Mary Staes is Digital Content Lead for Very Local. She works with our freelancers and crafts content for our social media platforms and website. Before Very Local, she worked with CBS affiliate WWL-TV as a web producer and weekend assignment editor for about 4 years. She has also handled broadcast coverage for 160 Marine Reserve training facilities while she served as an active duty Marine. As a native New Orleanian, she takes being "very local" to heart. She loves being intertwined with the culture and figuring out how there are less than two degrees of separation between us all, whether we're natives or not.

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