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HeadCount at Ten: 2010, Getting Creative for the Midterms

In 2010, HeadCount installed solar panels on the roof of a school with The Disco Biscuits, released an 18-track “Best of Bonnaroo” compilation, produced a television commercial with Jay-Z, and had Bob Weir personally call hundreds of fans before the midterm elections.

Posted in 10th anniversary

HeadCount Going On the Run with JAY Z and Beyoncé

HeadCount is going “On the Run” with Beyoncé and JAY Z this summer — registering tons of voters and showing off some new #GoVote artwork from tattoo artist Luke Wessman.

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Interview: Tattoo Artist Luke Wessman

World-famous tattoo artist, Luke Wessman, talks tattooing, music & his unique #GoVote artwork that HeadCount volunteers will be using throughout the On The Run Tour: Beyoncé and JAY Z.

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HeadCount’s Best Year Ever

We are proud to announce that 2012 was HeadCount’s best year ever. We registered 103,340. The total for the two-year election cycle was 111,832.

Posted in News, Music and Activism

Volunteer of the Month: Eytan Bernet

Another amazing volunteer helping us rock! Check out the HeadCount Volunteer of the Month!

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Jay-Z and Kanye’s “Watch the Throne” Tour Welcomes HeadCount

HeadCount is proud to announce that we’ll be hitting Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “Watch the Throne” tour throughout the Fall.

Posted in News

Jay-Z Apologetic for “Big Pimpin'” Lyrics

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Jay-Z appears apologetic about decade-old words that appear to condone prostitution, violence and general disrespect of women.

Posted in Human Rights, Music and Activism

Bonnaroo Ticket Giveaway

Win a pair of Bonnaroo 2011 tix by sharing our Jay-Z “Vote Again 2010” PSA on Facebook

Posted in News, Music and Activism

Obama and Jay-Z Putting Midterms on the Cultural Map

When we unleashed our Jay-Z PSA on Tuesday we had a good feeling about it. The pop culture vibe around the elections had taken a complete 180 since 2008, but we also knew if anybody could turn that back around it would be Jay-Z.