Most of the rappers encouring people to vote couldn't legally vote due to jail time thus disqualifing them from voting in any election.
This was one of various UPN shows to feature a Rock The Vote episode to encourage people to vote.
Deadline to registrar to vote
This episode states the wrong deadline to registar to vote, it was actually a month before this episode aired and not two weeks.
1.2 million African American votes
This was mentioned as the number of African American votes left unaccounted for in the 2000 election.