Auto-Tuning The Candidates, Hip Hop In The 2012 Election, And The Citizens Band

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Tonight on Soundcheck: With Election Day finally here, we take a look at a few ways music and politics have intersected this cycle. First we hear from the Gregory Brothers, the guys responsible for the "Songified" presidential debate videos that went viral this fall. 

Then music from The Citizens Band, a sprawling troupe of musicians including The Cardigans' Nina Persson, who make politically and socially-driven songs to fire up voters. 

And Sowmya Krishnamurthy gives us a look at hip hop's role in the 2012 election and how artists from Jay-Z to Kendrick Lamar have shown support and disapproval of the President in the the days leading up to the election.