Kid Rock For Senator: Publicity or Politics?

Michigan rocker Kid Rock has announced a bid for U.S. Senate, but some are convinced it’s nothing more than a stunt

There’s no official filing yet, but Michigan rocker Kid Rock has announced a supposed bid for U.S. Senate. CultureShift producer Ryan Patrick Hooper spoke with Detroit Free Press music writer Brian McCollum — who has covered Kid Rock for over two decades — about the legitimacy of the political bid for office.


  • Ryan Patrick Hooper
    Ryan Patrick Hooper is the award-winning host of "In the Groove" on 101.9 WDET-FM Detroit’s NPR station. Hooper has covered stories for the New York Times, NPR, Detroit Free Press, Hour Detroit, SPIN and Paste magazine.