President Barack Obama: “I Love J. Cole”
14 March 2016, 11:21 | Updated: 14 March 2016, 11:53
The President is a rap fan.
President Barack Obama has revealed that he is a huge fan of J. Cole.
The US President gave a speech at this year’s ‘South By Southwest’ festival in Texas, before heading to a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee, where Cole was performing.
“I love J. Cole. You know, this is the benefit of having teenage daughters,” said Obama.
“I actually keep up. I got a chance to see J. Cole’s mum and grandma.”
"I love J. Cole" -Barack Obama pic.twitter.com/9qJ6Fedz2R— J. Cole (@BestOfJCoIe) 13 March 2016
This isn’t the first time the US President has co-signed a rapper, after he claimed that Kendrick Lamar would beat Drake in a rap battle last year.
Meanwhile, J. Cole has been announced as a headliner for this year's Wireless Festival.
The rapper will hit the stage alongside acts such as Boy Better Know, Future, Bryson Tiller and more.