Tag: barack obama

Lupe Fiasco Defends Obama Comments

Lupe’s sticking to his guns. In an interview with Billboard, he refuses to retract his statement regarding President Barack Obama. I’ve got nothing to clarify. It’s Obama and the U.S. government. [It’s] every president that came before him and every president that comes after him. It’s funky because everybody’s pulling soundbites from this one interview that we did, but they don’t talk about anything else from the interview. So it’s really about, ‘What do people want to listen to?’ It’s […]

Lupe Calls Obama The Biggest Terrorist

[sparkart-clique site=”rap_radar” video=”lupe_obama”] Lupe doesn’t bite his tongue for no one; not even our President. In an interview with CBS News’ What’s Trending, the “Words I Never Said” MC spoke on Obama, terrorism and why he doesn’t vote. “In my fight against terrorism, to me, the biggest terrorist is Obama in the United States of America. For me, I’m trying to fight the terrorism that’s actually causing the other forms of terrorism. The root cause of the terrorism is the stuff that you as a government […]

Diddy Covers The Source

Diddy returns to the cover of The Source. Issue hits newsstands January 25th. Below is an excerpt from the feature. Source: What’s your assessment of President Obama thus far? Diddy: “I love the president like most of us. I just want the president to do better. There’s a difference between us voting for somebody and us  believing in somebody. He’s the person that we believed in so I pray night and day that he understands how God ordained his presidency. […]

Jay-Z Talks Politics As Usual On BBC

Jay-Z made more radio rounds while in the UK and during his interview with BBC’s Natalie Jamieson, he speculates that in 2018, maybe he’d run for U.S. President. “Give me a chance. Maybe in eight years, I’ll be the president. In order to judge someone, you have to judge what they inherit In order to get to that sort of success and that dream, you have to go through some peaks and valleys. He [Pres. Obama] inherited the worst economy, […]

Obama Now Listening To Nas & Lil Wayne

On the song “I Want To Talk To You”, Nas said he wanted to talk to the muthafuckin’ president. Well, it looks like he’s gotten a step closer. In the new issue of Rolling Stone, President Barack Obama says that he’s added Nas and Weezy to his playlist. What music have you been listening to lately? What have you discovered, what speaks to you these days? …Thanks to Reggie [Love, the president’s personal aide], my rap palate has greatly improved. […]

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