Former US president Barack Obama hailed Jay Z as the hip-hop mogul became the first rapper to enter the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday.
Obama made a surprise appearance by video to present the honor to Jay Z, who was not in attendance,fueling speculations,Beyonce has put to birth.
“I like to think Mr Carter and I understand each other. Nobody who met us as younger men would have expected us to be where we are today,”
Obama said he related to Jay Z in that neither grew up with a father, both understood deprivation
“and, let’s face it, we both have wives who are significantly more popular than we are.”“I’m pretty sure I’m still the only president to listen to Jay Z’s music in the Oval Office.”“That may change at some point, but I’m pretty sure that’s true now,” Obama said.