Are you one of those people who, after becoming a fan of a Hot Young Popular Music Artist, decides to model your life after theirs? If you really love Nicki Minaj, for example, and Nicki Minaj gets on Twitter one day to be all, "I have an opinion to share and it is that Frosted Flakes is a better breakfast cereal than all the other breakfast cereals," do you go to Costco to buy a lifetime supply of Frosted Flakes, then go home and buy a few thousand dollars worth of stock in Kellogg's? (Note: It's been a brutal day for Wall Street; KQED Pop neither endorses nor recommends against buying stock in Kellogg's or any other breakfast cereal conglomerate.)
If this rings true for you, then boy do we have some helpful news: With the 2016 presidential election season heating up, Popular Music Artists everywhere are taking the opportunity to share their very important thoughts and feelings about politics. Here's a breakdown of who has thrown their weight behind whom in the upcoming election -- because if there's one consideration that should go into this highly personal and subjective choice, it's "let's find out what Ja Rule thinks."
The clear frontrunner in the campaign for pop musicians' hearts and votes, Hillary Clinton has racked up endorsements from some of the biggest names in the business, including:
Jennifer Lopez: "I think it's time for a woman."