President Obama Names His Top Rappers + More In Interview On 'Sway In The Morning'
President Barack Obama phoned in to Sway In The Morning to talk music, politics, sports, and more. The interview starts a bit awkwardly with Sway asking Obama to say his name and state that he is a citizen of Sway In The Morning. Obama responds with reservation, through nervous laugh, saying that he is foremost a citizen of the United States of America, out of fear that if he said otherwise, his statements could be misconstrued by a certain orange expensive toupee wearing someone and set off a controversy. The conversation quickly jumped into the question of who the president’s favorite emcees were. The answers consisted of the usual suspects: Kendrick Lamar, Chance The Rapper, Drake, Jay-Z, and even Kanye West, who the president once called a “jackass.” Obama offered some interesting information regarding his relationship with Chano from 79th, who he has known since the rapper was around eight years old, “so we’ve been family for a while now” he said of the Chicago emcee. Chance’s father was the state director while Obama was a state senator in Illinois. When asked who he thought would take the NBA championship this year Obama named the Golden State Warriors, citing Kevin Durant’s addition to the team. Listen to President Obama in Conversation with Sway and Heather B on Sway In The Morning via YouTube below.