It’s no secret that Jay-Z has had a personal relationship with President Barack Obama for a while now. Today the POTUS’ reelection campaign the first of its “Power of Our Voice” video series and it features Hov front and center.
Featuring footage of the President’s video appearance at Jay’s recent Made in America festival, the clip finds hip-hop’s reigning king discussing the commander-in-chief. Watch the video and read Jay’s speech below.
For so long, there was this voice that was silenced out there as far as exercising your right to vote. I think it was a voice that was silent because people had lost hope. They didn’t believe that their voice mattered or counted. Now people are exercising their right, and you are starting to see the power of our vote. He made it mean something for the first time for a lot of people.