Frank Ocean offers free merch to fans in key voting cities
Following a surprise follow-up to his Beats 1 radio series blonded this morning, Frank Ocean posted an image on his Tumblr, offering free merchandise to fans who voted in locations key areas during the 2018 mid-terms in support of candidates he supports.
The poster reads:
Bring proof (a photo of you at the ballot) that you voted to any of the locations below and get some free merch. Because God Bless America.
2416 Times Blvd. Houston, TX 77005
Lower East Coast
84 NE 39th St. Miami, FL 33137
A Ma Maniere
969 Marietta St. NW Atlanta, GA 30318
Black Market USA
5509 W Lovers Ln Dallas, TX 75209
P.S Locations were chosen in states to support specific candidates. Stacey Abrams in Georgia, who if elected would be America’s first black female governor, Andrew Gillum in Florida, who would become the state’s first black governor and Beto O’Rourke who would be the first democratic senator in Texas in 24 years.
Voters are encouraged to bring proof of their vote to any of these locations for free merchandise. It is important to note that it is not legal to take a selfie or otherwise photograph the polls in some states. A voting stub, or at the very least a sticker seems to be accepted at most of these locations.
The 42% featured on the poster and merchandise is believed to reference 2016 statistics that report the same percentage of eligible voters did not turn out during the election that year.
Some locations ran out of shirts quickly, but hint that additional stock was on its way. Available either today, or tomorrow.
You can find a gallery of the merchandise available to voters below.