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Exclusive: Jay-Z's Ad to Get Out the Vote

Fight for what's right, fight for what you believe in,' the rapper says

October 12, 2010 10:39 AM ET

During the 2008 presidential race, Jay-Z joined Barack Obama on the campaign trail to encourage young people to vote. With the crucial November elections just a month away, the rapper is once again calling on fans to hit the polls. Watch Jay-Z's new PSA for Vote Again 2010 and HeadCount.org above. "Fight for what's right, fight for what you believe in," says Jay-Z.

Photos: Jay-Z and Eminem's NYC Blowout at Yankee Stadium

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Song Stories

“Money For Nothing”

Dire Straits | 1984

Mark Knopfler wrote this song with Sting, and it wasn’t without controversy. The Dire Straits frontman's original lyric used the word “faggot” to describe a singer who got their “money for nothing and their chicks for free.” Even though the slur was edited out in many versions, the band, and Knopfler, still took plenty of criticism for the term. “I got an objection from the editor of a gay newspaper in London--he actually said it was below the belt,” Knopfler told Rolling Stone. Still, "Money For Nothing," undoubtedly augmented by its innovative early computer-animated video, stayed at Number One for three weeks.

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