Barack Obama Salutes Jay Z For Songwriters Hall Of Fame Induction

Vibe – “I’d like to think Mr. Carter and I understand each other,” Obama said. “Nobody who met us as younger men expected us to be where we are today.”

“We know what it’s like not to have a father around. We know what it’s like not to come from much, and to know people who didn’t get the same breaks that we did.”

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