‘Young and scrappy’: Rappin’ Ramaswamy breaks out Eminem song for voters at Iowa State Fair

Just call him rappin’ Ramaswamy. Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy showed off his musical talents to go along with his insightful political and cultural commentary by singing a verse from a song by rapper Eminem at the Iowa State Fair.

GOP hopefuls turned out at the annual summertime event in Des Moines on Saturday where they got up close and personal with Hawkeye State voters in what has become an election-time tradition and the 38-year-old biotech entrepreneur turned politician put on a show for the crowd.

Ramaswamy who has been dubbed the “CEO of Anti-Woke Inc.,” may be a newcomer to the political scene but he already seems to have mastered the art of retail politics and showed off his versatility when he grabbed a mic at his “Fair-Side Chat” and started belting out the rap tune “Lose Yourself” to the surprised audience.

“Snap back to reality, ope there goes gravity,” he rapped, smiling and pumping his fist to the 2002 single from the film “8 Mile” which he announced was his favorite campaign event walk-out track.

“It’s like, young and scrappy,” he told Iowa’s Republican Governor Kim Reynolds during the event.

“I am really starting to understand my age,” the 64-year-old governor responded. “I’m going to have to go look that up.”

Ramaswamy also personally explained his vision for America to voters in Iowa, posting a video to Twitter/X of his talk with an elderly woman.

Ramaswamy, who honed his skills in a gig as a libertarian-minded rapper under the name of stage name of “Da Vek” during his college days at Harvard said that he was inspired by Eminem’s life experience.

“I saw myself, honestly, making it big through American capitalism, and that’s why the Eminem story spoke to me,” he told Politico last month.

“He’s growing up in the trailers, with a single mom, and he wants to make it. He’s going to use the moment to do it. He feels like he’s going to use the moment to do it, he seizes it and then he makes it happen, and I thought it was a pretty cool story,” the candidate recalled. “I didn’t grow up in a trailer, but I also didn’t grow up in the same circumstances that most of my peers at Harvard did, either. I aspired to achieve what many of their parents did. It kind of spoke to me, I would say.”

During his “Fair-Side Chat” with Governor Reynolds, Ramaswamy described the climate change agenda as a “hoax” which is a sentiment shared by millions of Americans with more seeing through the Biden regime’s green energy scam by the day.

“This is actually one of the grave threats to liberty today. Wherever you stand on climate change — I think most of the climate change agenda is, I’m just going to say it, is a hoax,” he said. “I’m going to call that for what it is.”

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