Posted by , Jan 11, 2017 at 01:43pm
Barack Obama loved hip-hop more openly than ever in 2016.

Last night was a solemn affair, as Barack Obama took the stage in Chicago, giving his final address to the nation as Commander-In-Chief. Whether you're an elitist Liberal or a right-wing Internet troll, the event was a touching affair, leaving much to be lamented moving forward with these United States. President Obama was hip-hop's president, a fact on the ground since Jeezy's 2008 anthem hit the streets, and we here at HNHH are most definitely sad to see him go.

Back in December 2015, we brought you a list of the Obama family's greatest hip-hop moments, spanning Barack's entire presidency up until that point. Looking back on that list, with moments like "Obama makes a Jay Z joke" and "Obama shouts out Young Jeezy," we don't think any of us were prepared for the Obama of 2016. This past year, the POTUS so wholeheartedly embraced hip-hop culture, we began taking it for granted when rappers would be at official US Government events. Back in the day, this was a big deal. See below.

Without further ado, flip through the gallery above to see President Obama's top hip-hop moments from his final year in office, and let us know what we may have missed in the comments below.

President Obama's Top 5 Hip-Hop Moments Of His Final Year In Office

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Jan 11, 2017 at 01:43pm
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Barack Obama loved hip-hop more openly than ever in 2016.

Last night was a solemn affair, as Barack Obama took the stage in Chicago, giving his final address to the nation as Commander-In-Chief. Whether you're an elitist Liberal or a right-wing Internet troll, the event was a touching affair, leaving much to be lamented moving forward with these United States. President Obama was hip-hop's president, a fact on the ground since Jeezy's 2008 anthem hit the streets, and we here at HNHH are most definitely sad to see him go.

Back in December 2015, we brought you a list of the Obama family's greatest hip-hop moments, spanning Barack's entire presidency up until that point. Looking back on that list, with moments like "Obama makes a Jay Z joke" and "Obama shouts out Young Jeezy," we don't think any of us were prepared for the Obama of 2016. This past year, the POTUS so wholeheartedly embraced hip-hop culture, we began taking it for granted when rappers would be at official US Government events. Back in the day, this was a big deal. See below.

Without further ado, flip through the gallery above to see President Obama's top hip-hop moments from his final year in office, and let us know what we may have missed in the comments below.

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