Jay-Z to host Barack Obama rally

Rap star encourages Ohio youth to 'get out the vote'

Jay-Z has announced that he will host a rally in support of US presidential candidate Barack Obama in Cleveland next week.

The rap star is set to perform at the free event on Wednesday (October 29), which will be hosted by NBA superstar LeBron James.

They are encouraging people to get out and vote early for Obama.

The event is free and open to all Ohio residents and students, but a ticket is needed to get in, reports the Cleveland Metro.

Tickets will be available on a first come, first-served basis at Obama headquarters across Northeast Ohio starting at noon tomorrow (October 24). They’ll be limited to two per person.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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