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President Obama Responds To “Open Letter”

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(Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg/Getty Images)

Ryan Cameron
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One of the most talked about songs in hip-hop right now is hands down “Open Letter” by Jay-Z. The song features production by Timbaland and features Swizz Beatz, but the songs lyrics have been the focal point of fervent and wide-ranging discussions.

From the President telling him “chill with him on the beach” to buying Chicago rapper, Chief Keef, a “kilo”, Jay-Z fires back at the negative criticism regarding his recent trip to Cuba. The song, which was only released online, even was brought up at a White House briefing a few hours later.

This morning on “The Today Show,” President Obama addresses the song’s lyrics himself.

Listen to the audio here:

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