Kendrick Lamar meets President Barack Obama in the Oval Office


January 11, 2016

In late 2015, President Barack Obama shared with PEOPLE magazine that his favorite song of 2015 was Kendrick Lamar’s “How Much a Dollar Cost” a deep cut off his latest album to To Pimp A Butterfly. 

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Today, Kendrick Lamar and Top Dawg Entertainment released a video with stills of his visit to the Oval Office and a positive message promoting the President’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative.

According to senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, Obama turned to the “nervous” Lamar and said, “Can you believe that we’re both sitting in this Oval Office?”

Watch the video of Kendrick Lamar’s meeting with President Obama.

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