Jeezy has at all times been vocal about his respect for former President Barack Obama. Again in 2008, he paid homage to Obama profitable his first time period with the discharge of his iconic smash hit “My President” from his third studio album, The Recession. The observe itself, which options Nas, was recorded on the day Barack Obama scored the Democratic nomination for the presidency.
Final week, Jeezy lastly received to satisfy his favourite POTUS at a Democratic rally in Faculty Park, Georgia the place Obama was a visitor speaker on the Gateway Middle. The “Seen It All” rapper shared a video of himself shaking palms with Obama earlier than posing for a photograph collectively. He captioned the epic clip, “If this doesn’t inspire you nothing will #SNOFALL.”
Whereas that is the primary time Jeezy met the previous Head of State in particular person, this isn’t the primary time he was invited to hangout with Obama. In 2019, he revealed to Hip Hop DX that he nearly attended an Obama dinner in New York Metropolis, however was turned away by secret service. “I used to be speculated to go to a dinner in New York, however after I received there, the Secret Service wouldn’t let me in — allegedly due to my observe report and so they was saying I used to be nonetheless below investigation.”
Though he wasn’t capable of attend to the dinner, the forty fourth President of america nonetheless confirmed the Snow Man love. Simply earlier than scoring yet one more win for his second time period in 2012, Obama shared at his Correspondents Affiliation Dinner, “In my first time period, I sang Al Inexperienced; in my second time period, I’m going with Younger Jeezy.”
The epic meet up comes on the heels of Jeezy releasing his extremely anticipated album Snofall with longtime good friend and collaborator DJ Drama. The Atlanta native opened as much as the Breakfast Membership about his mindset when making the venture, sharing, “It’s therapeutic for me as a result of it simply provides me an opportunity to only preserve myself grounded, as a result of I’ve been via a lot. Generally we get so profitable with different issues, we overlook the wrestle.”
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