Barack Obama Names Five of His Favorite Rappers

Even Obama has his “top five.”

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In his tenure as President of the United States, Barack Obama has been pretty open about his taste in music — he even cooked up several playlists in recent months. As his presidency nears its conclusion, the 55-year-old POTUS sat down with Sway In The Morning to expound on his specific musical preferences, the NBA, Hillary Clinton, the significance of voting, and more. Most notably, Obama says that Chance the Rapper and Kendrick Lamar are the artists ”breaking new ground,” while Jay Z and Kanye West are some of his absolute favorite rappers. Still, Obama does have to mention the rapper racking up the most success and crossover love: Drake. “I love Drake, and the girls love Drake, so he’s commercially just doing great,” he says. You can check out Obama’s entire exchange with Sway and his crew above.

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