LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Rapper YG sought to increase Democratic voter turnout Tuesday by offering free “F— Donald Trump” bagels to voters in Compton.
The rapper teased the event on social media Monday night, telling voters they could grab a bagel at 195 E. Compton Blvd. with proof of voting.READ MORE: Hundreds Wanted To Help Care For Migrant Children Housed At Pomona Fairplex
The giveaway was a collaboration of YG’s non-profit 4 Hundred Waze and West Hollywood bagel shop Yeastie Boys, which baked the red bagels.READ MORE: Cal ISO Issues Flex Alert For Thursday Due To Heat Wave
No specific times were given for the event, but Yeastie Boys co-founder Evan Fox said there were between 50 and 100 bagels remaining as of late Tuesday morning.
The bagel giveaway was hardly YG’s first time voicing his criticisms of Trump. He also released the single “F— Donald Trump” earlier this year.MORE NEWS: Tory Carlon, Firefighter Killed In Agua Dulce Fire Station Shooting, Remembered In Memorial Service At The Forum
YG was at the center of a controversy recently after protesters accused him of encouraging violence against Asian Americans in his song “Meet The Flockers.”