Barack Obama sent a taped tribute to the ceremony where he praised his friend Shawn “Jay Z” Carter as he became the first hip-hop star to be inducted into the Songwriting Hall of Fame.
In the clip, the former President shares his connection to the 47-year-old Brooklyn-born rapper, stating:
‘Mr Carter and I understand each other,’ Obama said in the clip, after listing the other inductees for Thursday night’s event in New York City.
‘Nobody who met us as younger men would have expected us to be where we are today.
Check out the clip below… (more…)
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