Rapper Macklemore says f no, I’m not voting for Biden in new anti-Israel song

Thrift Shop rapper Macklemore has declared that hes not voting for President Biden in the 2024 general election because of the commander-in-chiefs support for Israels war against Hamas.

The blood is on your hands, Biden, we can see it all, the 40-year-old raps in Hinds Hall, a song released on Monday by the Seattle rapper. 

And f no, Im not voting for you in the fall, Macklemore, whose real name is Benjamin Hammond Haggerty, continues.  Macklemore said all proceeds from the song will go to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency. WireImage

In the song, released on the Grammy-Award winning rappers Instagram account, Macklemore expresses his strong support for the anti-Israel protesters that have disrupted numerous college and university campuses across the country for the last several weeks. 

The songs title is a reference to Columbia Universitys Hamilton Hall, the building that a mob of masked protesters broke into and occupied until they were forcibly removed and arrested by NYPD officers. 

The demonstrators dubbed the building Hinds Hall in honor of Hind Rajab, a 6-year-old Palestinian girl who was killed in the Middle Eastern conflict when they took over the structure, after previously camping out in front of the Ivy League school for almost two weeks in protest of Israel. 

Clips of several other politicians, including Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky,), Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.), Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Westchester County Executive George Latimer, who is running against far-left “Squad” Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) in New York’s 16th District Democratic primary, are used in the music video for “Hind’s Hall.”

Numerous supporters of the anti-Israel protests were pleasantly surprised by Macklemores new song.

This is very powerful. Thank you for creating this, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein wrote on X.

Never been into Macklemores music until today! Free Palestine, one person tweeted.

Sucks it had to be Macklemore to say it but i’m glad that someone is, another individual posted.

Crisis among Biden staffers when they learn theyve lost Macklemore, an X user joked.  Hundreds of thousands of Democratic voters have cast uncommitted ballots in several state primaries in protest of Biden’s response to the Middle Eastern conflict. Getty Images

However, not all were impressed with the tune. 

Congratulations, Macklemore read a Reddit page and said, I can make a song out of every single buzz word. Also not voting for Biden. Great call. Go back to the thrift store, read one snarky tweet. 

I wish Macklemore had thrown some jabs at Hamas, another person opined, noting that there are no references to the terror group responsible for the Oct. 7 attack on Israel in the song.  

Supporting terrorism through rap, another disappointed listener chimed in.  Start your day with all you need to know

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Macklemore indicated that all proceeds from the song will go toward the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, or UNRWA, once its up on streaming platforms.  see also Bernie’s right: Campus chaos really may doom Joe Biden in November

UNRWA has faced allegations that 12 of its employees participated in the Oct. 7 Hamas terror attack on Israel with some kidnapping and killing Israelis and that roughly 1,200 of its employees have ties to Hamas or Palestinian Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip.

The shocking claims, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, citing an Israeli intelligence dossier, prompted an internal UN investigation and donor countries, including the US, to temporarily pause funding.

Macklemores Biden diss track also comes as the president has faced protest votes in several states over his handling of the conflict in Gaza. 

In the battleground state of Michigan, 100,000 uncommitted ballots were cast in the states Democratic primary in March. 

In Minnesota, nearly 19% of Democratic primary voters casted uncommitted ballots, for a total of more than 45,900. 

In Wisconsin, more than 48,000 uninstructed ballots were cast in the state’s Democratic presidential primary, also in protest of Bidens response to the Middle Eastern conflict. 

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