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Lena Dunham, Lil Jon, stars team up for new Rock the Vote campaign

“Girls” star Lena Dunham and other celebrities have reignited the Rock the Vote campaign.
“Girls” star Lena Dunham and other celebrities have reignited the Rock the Vote campaign. YouTube

A new Rock the Vote campaign to get young people excited about casting ballots in November’s mid-term elections features an all-star lineup, including Lena Dunham, Lil Jon and Whoopi Goldberg.

The stars dance their way through a riff on Lil Jon and D.J. Snake’s club anthem, “Turn Down for What.”

In the parody, called “Turn Out for What,” Dunham, Darren Criss, E.J. Johnson, Sophia Bush, Ireland Baldwin, Natasha Lyonne and others tell why they’re voting on Nov. 4.

The causes they support are varied – education, marriage equality, reproductive rights, prison reform, women’s rights, global warming awareness, racial equality, legalization of marijuana. (That last one is Lil Jon’s cause.)

We like Fred Armisen’s reason for voting the best: “I'm turning out because I want to impress my friends. That's the only reason for ever doing anything."

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