Coolio Wants To Run For Vice President In 2020 on a Porn Star's Ticket

Coolio, 2015
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Coolio attends the 2015 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards on June 25, 2015 in Beverly Hills, Calif. 

Donald Trump has pretty much opened the door to nearly anyone with a mouth and access to social media to run for office. Which might explain why a number of people are actually thinking about giving politics a shot. Rapper Coolio is apparently the latest media influencer to have interests in moving to the White House in 2020. In fact, a report from KESQ, states that the rapper already has his eyes on a run for Vice President in 2020.

According to the report, Coolio wants to run alongside former porn star Cherie DeVille, who plans to launch a bid for the presidential seat. Deville previously announced that she would be running for office in Aug. 2017. “Somebody got to do something man, somebody got to try,” Coolio (born Artis Leon Ivey Jr.) told KESQ. “We need normal people, we need normal regular everyday people in office.”

He also expressed his views on the current political climate an government. “I believe there truly is a Deep State. And I think there is a Deep Deep State and nothing is what it seems,” he added.

Coolio follows Kanye West and Kid Rock, who also announced they would be running for office earlier this year, though Rock later admitted his Michigan Senate run was a hoax and West has not mentioned his desire to make a White House run again since first announcing his intentions in 2015. While anyone could probably do a better job than Trump at this point, the people are probably not looking to replace Donnie with Coolio.

This article originally appeared on Vibe.


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