Tag: barack obama

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. […]

B.o.B. To Perform For Barack Obama

From Yankee Stadium to White House? That’s right, B.o.B. was selected to perform for the 44th President at the Gen44 Summit on September 30th. Backstage at last night’s concert in the Bronx, Bobby Ray spoke to Shade 45’s Angela Yee about his road to Casa Blanca. Sidebar: Ralphige Pranks B.o.B.

Rap Radar Featured On CNN

“Some people might wonder why Jay-Z’s in the President’s chair. Some people might wonder why Barack Obama is. After all, Jay-Z’s created more jobs.” Ha! A year ago, Rap Radar was the new blog on the block. 365 days later, Wolf Blitzer’s plastering the site on CNN. Crazy, ain’t it? Last Friday, Wolf and political pundits Donna Brazille and Alex Castellanos discussed Hovito’s photo op in the White House’s Situation Room. Last year, RR was featured on channel 10 (check […]

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