Yesterday (June 30), it was announced that Diplo will be taking part in an online fundraiser for Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on July 9. Hosted by Senator Kamala Harris, the event, Get Up, Stand Up!, will also feature DJ Cassidy and D-Nice.
In fact, the pairing of dance music and political campaigning is intuitive, with the music famously possessing the power to raise hands and voices while creating the feeling of unity that’s long been a defining characteristic of the dance scene.
It would make sense, then, for a candidate to harness the power of the genre to raise awareness (and political dollars).
While candidates have historically picked campaign songs from the realms of rock and country, the current campaign season makes us wonder which classic dance anthem would make the best campaign song.
Let us know your pick by voting below.