Contact Us

Young Jeezy, Barack Obama: President Name-Checks Rapper at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Bennett Raglin, Getty Images

On June 3, 2008, Young Jeezy cut “My President,” a tribute to then-presidential nominee Barack Obama. At last night’s White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, Obama sent some love the rapper’s way, working his name into a comedy routine about his plans for the next four years.

“In my first term I sang Al Green,” Obama said (video below). “In my second term, I’m going with Young Jeezy.”

“Michelle’s like, ‘Yeah!’” he added, earning big laughs from the audience and a grin from the first lady. “I sing that to her sometimes.”

Jeezy quickly learned of the name-check and hopped on Twitter big-up the prez — and himself.

“Shout out to @BarackObama,” he tweeted. “You know they love the snowman in the white house.”

Watch Barack Obama Mention Young Jeezy


Watch Young Jeezy’s “My President,” ft. Nas

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of TheBoombox

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboombox.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!