President Obama's Favorite Song Right Now May Surprise You

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 01:  (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama waves to guests as he arrives on the South Lawn of the White House on July 1, 2015  in Washington, DC. Obama travelled to Nashville to hold an event where he discussed ways to improve the Affordable Care Act, including extending Medicaid coverage to more low-income people.  (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama's Favorite Song Right Now May Surprise You

Hint: His choice is "ice cold."

Published July 2, 2015

It's no secret that President Obama is a music aficionado, but who knew that his taste was so eclectic? We gave you a little tease in the headline, so are you ready for the big reveal? *Cues drum roll* The leader of the free world loves jamming to OutKast.


During a Twitter Q&A on Wednesday — our president tweets, y'all — Obama shouted out the duo using the hashtag #AskPOTUS. When asked what was his favorite song of the moment, the 53-year-old said he was listening to OutKast's CeeLo Green-assisted track "Liberation," from their 1998 LP Aquemini.

First holding a private Prince concert at the White House, then visiting the Bob Marley museum in Jamaica and now this? It's pretty safe to say that President Obama is literally the coolest. is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

(Photo: Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)

Written by Moriba Cummings


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