Friday, March 13, 2015

Obama Just Dropped Some Jay-Z's Verse

Do these lines sound like Jay's verse from the "My President" remix?

We’ve seen President Obama brush the dirt off his shoulder and confirm that he has “some” Jay Z on his iPod. Maybe you saw his special message to the crowd at Jay’s Made in America festival in 2012.

But we never saw Obama going back to the Jigga well on Sunday when he led a historic march across the Edmund Pettus bridge in Selma, Alabama, to mark a pivotal spot in the nation’s civil rights history. Maybe we didn’t see it, but “The Nightly Show” host Larry Wilmore totally called it. Yeah he did. 

Wilmore like we said, wondered whether parts of Obama’s speech sounded a bit familiar. Here it is; “We honored those who walked so we could run,” Obama said. “We must run so our children soar!” Hmm, Wilmore thought, that quote sounds awfully familiar… yeah right they did, Jay verse on Jeezy’s “My President” remix! 

“Rosa Parks sat so Martin Luther could walk/ Martin Luther walked so Barack Obama could run/ Barack Obama ran so all the children could fly,” Jay said.

Well Obama did you just sample Jay-Z? 


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