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Steyer, carrying his signature tartan tie, bought low, bounced and shook his hips as Juvenile carried out a rendition of “Again that Thang Up” — the PG model of the 1999 basic “Again that Azz Up.”
His spouse, Kat Taylor, joined him on stage as a back-up dancer and bought down too whereas holding her smartphone.
The unimaginable spectacle that caught fireplace on social media came about at Allen College, a traditionally black college, Friday evening.
Steyer hosted a get out the vote rally in Columbia and invited Yolanda Adams, DJ Jazzy Jeff, and Juvenile. Earlier than the unlikely Steyer-Juvenile efficiency, attendees have been handled to a beneficiant unfold of meals, together with a mashed potato bar, the Daily Mail reported.
Juvenile was purported to carry out earlier as a warm-up to Steyer, however there was a sound problem that prevented him from ending his set.
“Come on sound man, you’re getting worse by the second,” the rapper complained, the Day by day Mail reported. “I think the sound man went to the bar!”
Juvenile then left the stage and Adams, a gospel singer, took his place.
The rapper returned after Steyer’s headlining speech and busted out his hit with Steyer and his spouse and daughter becoming a member of him on stage.
Steyer’s marketing campaign embraced the viral second and tweeted out a portion of the video reminding voters to move to the polls with the hashtag #BackThatVoteUp.
Steyer, who has been closely courting black voters, is optimistic of lead to South Carolina.
The newest polls place him in third place – behind Biden and Sanders.
Steyer advised Fox Information on Friday how he considered his probabilities.
“We have now an excellent staff right here. I’ve spent plenty of time on the bottom and I’m speaking straightforwardly about points,” he mentioned. “It is a closely African-American state. I discuss very straightforwardly about race. I’m the one individual speaking about reparations for slavery. I believe I’ve been right here essentially the most and appeared most individuals within the eye and talked most straightforwardly and I believe that’s why.”
Requested how a strong end in South Carolina would assist him within the Tremendous Tuesday states, Steyer mentioned, “I think that’s a springboard for people to think that I can pull this party together, which is what I want.”
South Carolina Democratic Celebration Chairman Trav Robertson gave Steyer credit score.
“It seems he resonates very properly. He’s very personable,” Robertson mentioned. “I’m not going to be shocked if Steyer wins a delegate or two.”
And he predicted that if Steyer does properly, it will take a chew out of Biden’s assist amongst older black voters.
Fox Information’ Paul Steinhauser contributed to this report.