Here’s the list of  Top 5 Favorite Hip-Hop Rappers Recognized  by President Barack Obama


US President Barack Obama has revealed that his top 5 hip-hop rapper around the world.

During an interview with Sway In The morning show,Obama told @realsway that he only recognizes five rappers world wide;


1.Chance The Rapper


Chancellor Johnathan Bennett, known professionally as Chance the Rapper, is an American hip hop recording artist from the West Chatham neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.

He’s known for  his latest hit song No Problem featuring rappers  2 Chainz and Lil Wayne.

“I met Chance the rapper when he was 8 years old, he’s just an amazing young man, his dad was my state director when I was a senator at Illinois, we’ve been a family for years..” said President Obama.

2.Kendrick Lamar



Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, known professionally as Kendrick Lamar, is an American rapper and songwriter.

This is not the first time rapper Kendrick Lamar is being recognized by President Obama.He has performed several times at the White House.

“Kendrick is an amazing rapper…and when I look who is breaking the hiphop world,Chance and Kendrick are the people to watch…”

  1. Drake


Aubrey Drake Graham, known simply as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Drake initially gained recognition as an actor on the teen drama television series Degrassi.

“I love Drake,  commercially is doing  great….” Said President Obama

He’s known for his hit song Hotline Bling.

4.Jay Z


Shawn Corey Carter, known professionally as Jay Z, is an American rapper, businessman and investor. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists in America. In 2014, Forbes estimated Jay Z’s net worth at nearly $520 million.

“You know, Jay Z is still the king, he’s gatt a track record..”  Obama added

5.Kanye West.


Kanye Omari West is an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur.

He’s known for his fashion wear line dubbed Yeezus.

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