Jay-Z, Beyonce And More Visit The White House

Jay-Z finally visit

After revealing that he has been invited to the White House on several occasions, rapper Jay-Z finally took them up on their offer this week.

While in Washington D.C. for his Blueprint 3 Tour stop at the Verizon Center, Jay-Z along with Beyonce and Trey Songz paid an impromptu visit to the White House.

The White House confirmed with the Washington Post that Jay-Z and friends had in fact visited the White House on Wednesday, March 3 and spoke briefly with President Obama.

Before the White House confirmed the visit Jay-Z revealed the news to fans at the Verizon Center. The rapper also gave a birthday shout out to a fan in the audience who happened to be the son or daughter of a White House staffer.

"I don't know where you are, but happy birthday. I just came from the White House,” Jay-Z revealed to fans. “And your pop works there. He said, 'Happy Birthday.'"

Just last month Jay-Z revealed to the BBC’s Jonathan Ross that he had received several invites to the White House, but had been too busy to accept any of them.

“I've been invited to the White House a couple of times. Hopefully we'll keep him in for eight years so I'll have time to get there,” Jay-Z told Ross.

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81 Comments

  • McLean promoter (unofficial)

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    • G STATUS

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  • ceazar

    Bitch fuck u u went 2 the White house openly knowing he could of got killed, Cheney pls show him wht phone call him gon get when get 2 LA about his mom and we digg up yo dad;

  • LAfine

    http://www.reverbnation.com/artist/artist_videos/659615?sel_song_id=3407393&autoplay=1

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  • Hollar at me

    Shut the fuck up Duke Boy, you silly ass cracker, who ever Obama has at the white house thats of the black race is a good move, stop hating cause you see blacks rising up to positions of power and uniting, and for you so called black people that bought into the Willie Lynch mantality( the devide and conquer), stand together for a change and stop hating on progress, both the president and Jay z should be an insperation for us all

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  • CAN'T....BAN......DUKE....... BOY

    This is not a good move by Obama................

    • HRCMS

      And duke, you mentioned Obama being bigger then hip hop' But J getting a personal invite from Obama, shows how big hip hop has become, grow up little homie

    • HRCMS

      @ young mr duke boy, its not a matter of benifit for the president, it shows a bridge between the white house and presidency, which has traditionally turned its back on hip hop, and the struggles dipicted in the music, Obama having ties to hip hop is very important for the reasons that I stated in my above post, but it also shows his willingness to hear and understand whats going on in our culture, not just black, but hip hop as well, when Obama first decided to run for presidency, he called and ask J what was going on with the youth, what other pres has done that,so Obama inviting J to the white house is a very good look, shows he not only respects him, but he listens

    • CAN'T....BAN......DUKE....... BOY

      this is a big accomplishment for Jay but this doesn't benefit Obama.............Obama position is bigger than hip hop..........I love hip hop but i dont want rappers sittin in the president chair not 50 not anyone..........I would rather see Al Sharpton or Warren Ballentine in that photo.........

    • HRCMS

      Its a very good move by Obama, first black president, reaching out and embracing hiphop, J has rose above all odds, and his wrong doings as a young brother from the hood to become an international artist, as well as a multimillionare mogul, it shows black youth that come from those same impovershed conditions as him can also make it out, it provides hope to inner city kids, it also shows how much hiphop has grown and is reconized, stop being a 50 cent fan for a moment, and try to see through the eyes, and from the prespective of a people who have who less then 50 years ago didnt even have the right to vote, or even drink from the same drinking fountain as white people, this is more then about music, this is about accomplishment

  • eye

    illuminati for my mind soul and my body

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  • HHFAN

    Two questions for everyone on here. 1.) Why do you hate that Jay-Z is in the white house? 2.) Why does this make him Illuminati? As a people, regardless if you like the politics of Obama or the music/persona of Jay-Z or Beyonce, do you realize what it took black people to even get to this point? A black man as president? A black man as one of the biggest entertainment moguls in the world? A black couple as the highest earning Hollywood couple? I guess those civil rights beat downs, dog attacks, and murders mean nothing. I guess that it means nothing that blacks weren't even allowed to have their pictures on their own record back in they day. I guess it means nothing that two people who came from back grounds in a society that expects nothing of our race but good dance music and athletes made it. It only matters that they are some how part of some crazy conspiracy for Satan against God. Riiigggghhhhtt.....

    • HRCMS

      Damn HHFAN, Im sure you got them speechless with that one, glad you took it back to the Civil Rights movement, because these young dudes dont have a clue what our people had to endure, for them to have the basic simple rights of being a human being, that they ignorantly take for granted, keep speaking to them bro, they need to hear it

  • Dragon_Ads

    ahhhhhh shit the Illuminati inauguration! Freemason capitol..that what im talking about...shout out to all those who believe in justice knowing that the world over. Get your gun license PEOPLE

    • BustaBrown

      Dude there's been many black people that have visited the white house. Nobody calls Shaq illuminati. Stop being whack little white kids watching Youtube videos.

    • ?

      i'm tryin to figure out who has these nerds on here lookin like bunch of comspiracy theorists. is it jay-z or is it the media??? hmmmm!

  • ZOPHIM

    I HOPE YOU GUYS & GALS ARE WAKING UP TO THE TRUTH! THIS PROVES BEYOND A SHADOW OF A DOUBT THAT JAY-Z'S WORDS IN 'RUN THIS TOWN', AND OTHER SONGS, NOW AUTHENTICATES HIM ADMITTING THAT HE'S A MASTER MASON IN THE PICTURE TAKING. THE EFFECT OF THE CAUSE IS THAT J-Z REPRESENTS THE BUSH AND OBAMA ADMINISTRATION. WHY? BECAUSE, THE WORLD HAS A PLETHORA OF MILLIONAIRES TO BILLIONAIRES - FACT: YOU CANNOT SIT DOWN WITH ANY PRESIDENT UNLESS YOU ARE A MASON! SCEOND, YOU CAN'T COME INCHES WITHIN THE PRESIDENT UNLESS YOU ARE NOT A THREAT! AND LAST FOR NOW, YOU WOULD HAVE TO UPHOLD THE SAME IDEOLOGY AND SELF DESTRUCTIVE THOUGHT PROCESS TO GET A PRIVATE MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT. THIS BOYS AND GIRLS IS THE SET UP AND CONTROL OF HIP-HOP. SO NOW, NAS STATES THAT "HIP-HOP IS STILL DEAD!" IS IT BECAUSE OF THESE SELL OUTS THAT GOT BAILED OUT OR IS IT DUE TO THE LACK OF SUBSTANCE IN THEIR RHYMES. I MUST ADMIT, J-Z HAD ALOT OF SYMBOLIC REFERENCES OF OUR DEATH AND DESTRUCTION IN HIS NEW ALBUM! BUT, I'M SURE YOU DIDN'T BREAK IT DOWN TO LOOK UP WHAT HE'S SAYING. WELL, TIME WILL TELL WHETHER OR NOT YOU WILL STAND WITH J-Z AND THE DEVIL OR GOD AND THE BIBLE! AS FAR AS NAS IS CONCERN, HE IS A CHESS PLAYER/ GAMBLER. HE'S TRYING TO MANIPULATE BOTH SIDES SO HE CAN SLIP OUT EITHER WAY! JUST EXAMINE NAS'S WORDS, I NOW UNDERSTAND TUPAC'S VIEW ON HIM. ONE MINUTE, HE'S GANGSTER, THEN 5% THEN CHRISTIAN, THEN AN ISRAELITE...HMMM? DON'T GET FUCKING CAUGHT UP PREPARE FOR THE WAR!

    • HHFAN

      FACT: YOU CANNOT SIT DOWN WITH ANY PRESIDENT UNLESS YOU ARE A MASON! SCEOND, YOU CAN'T COME INCHES WITHIN THE PRESIDENT UNLESS YOU ARE NOT A THREAT! I guess the following people are masons: Easy-E, Elvis, Michael Jackson, George Clooney, Maya Angelou, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Brad Pitt....shall I go on?

  • Rowland Laird

    To me Thats Big ! ! I like it..I think its good

  • dianne

    There's nothing impressive about Beyonce and JAY-Z going to the White House, they have money. What would impress me would be for Obama , to invite people whom are losing their jobs, and homes, people whom are living on the streets because there is a little or no funding to help them avoid evictions or foreclosures, and when the funding does become available in the communities if you don't know someone or if your not their family member you get left out getting any assistant.If we have funds to go around the globe helping people there shouldn't be any issues in our own backyard, you have to make sure your own house is clean before you clean someone eleses.I voted for Pres. Obama, because i wanted to see the Change that he spoke on, but i'm still waiting. I think that the Change He spoke on will be for those who are rich and the poor will stay poor and keep hoping and praying.

    • vee

      come on man give him a chance. U expect Obama to change America in just two years whats wrong with u. Jay z is doing what anyone in his position would do stop hating damn

  • Rachael5922

    I am not impressed that either one of you visited the white house, with money, anyone can visit the white house, when you PROVE to me you have done something to shape society outside of your music careers, you will then IMPRESS me.

  • G STATUS FOR REAL

    LISTEN!!!! WE THE BEST FUCK DJ KHALED HE AINT SHIT WITHOUT A GAT LISTEN WE THE BEST FUK JAY Z HES A LAME 50 IS THE ONLY 1 WHO SHOULD HAVE GONE TO WHITE HOUSE BUT SINCE HE WAS ON TOUR, MAKING MILLIONS AND SELLING MILLIONS AS HES WORLDWIDE (SOMETHING JAY THE GAY Z IS NOT) HE COULDNT GO ON TOUR BIG UP MY BRO 4 LIFE MILES THE REAL DEAL

  • thizzle dance

    Brooklyn in the White House. I'm just curious what rap Obama really likes if any, not just the ones he can get away with saying publicly. Whats on the presidential ipod for real? PE? Talib Kweli? A Tribe Called Quest? Nas? Ice Cube? 2pac? Outkast? He can only choose Jay cuz Jay plays Yankee games and is accepted by the mainstream etc., but in reality Obama could be listening to Jay Electronica mixtapes... or country music...

    • MILES THE REAL DEAL

      LISTEN IM CALLING U OUT BOY ME N U BEEFING OVER HIP HOP DX WATCH UR TRAP BEFORE U GET STUCK IN A RAT TRAP NO HOMO

  • ignite and imagery

    14 years ago listening to Dead Presidents, who'd've thought Jay would ever be hangin out in the White House. Watch me play Dead Presidents on piano while rapping at the same time by clicking my name and I do Changes by 2pac and a lot more.

  • BIG DICK JOHNSON

    Can't knock the hustle. Jay-z you are soooo coooool. I mean u in the white house chilling with the prez. Your career has been a blessed one and I will continue to congratulate you playa. Play on....... Yo anyone hating on Jay and his moves don't really understand that in this life you will have trials and tribute. To overcome the hood or any struggle and become a successful man is all anyone wants to be in this life. Just imagine if we lost him we all would be coming together on some real talk sh@#. So stop the hate and get some success people and enjoy your life. If you love hating than by all means keep hating but if you got love for one of the illest MC's than show some love one man to the next....... Real Talk........

  • khordkutta

    I wish folks would use the term "Uncle Tom" correctly. If you read the book Uncle Tom is the hero.... The word you should be using is "Sambo"

  • CAN'T....BAN......DUKE....... BOY

    Horrible move by Obama...........Jay got locked for stabbing a exec and he honestly admits selling drugs.............O'Reily will have a field day with this one.................. OBAMA STILL MY NIGGA

    • Hollar at me

      @ duke you know nothing about Tookie, dont speak on shit you no nothing about, not even 50 cent can save yo little punk ass from the wraths of the crips, they can locate your little trailor park fool

    • ?

      yet you ask how someone can respect a reformed gangster but judging from those songs you named you seem to be a sociopathic, killer in training your-damn-self.

    • CAN'T....BAN......DUKE....... BOY

      By the way Eminem is my favorite rapper

    • CAN'T....BAN......DUKE....... BOY

      U ever heard the song "Heat" "I Get Money" "Guns For Sale" thats how

    • ?

      how can 50 cent be your fav artist?

    • CAN'T....BAN......DUKE....... BOY

      Tookie Williams was a cold blooded killer...................How can u respect him

    • KDJ

      So? People can reform, ever heard of Tookie Williams? Was it wrong for all the politicians to fight for that man's life?

  • what what

    One more reason why people hate Jay-Z. More media propaganda overestimating the importance of this rapper. I don't know what's funnier, Jay-z name dropping on radio shows about invitations or Obama actually taking time off to meet him.

    • KDJ

      Overestimating the importance of this rapper? Just please be quiet. Jay-Z is 1 of the most important rapper if not THE most important and this is why.: He visits the white house and he brings Oprah to the ghetto in Brooklyn for an interview. Your opinion really doesn't matter cause whether Jay-Z as an artist is or isn't over rated, his importance is unarguable. Most everything he does brings credibly to Hip Hop.

  • pumba

    When you got some many hip hop artists still to this day going in and out of jail. It's good to see a heavily respected hip hop artist visiting the white house.

  • kalz

    jay went there cuz he an illuminati freemason faggit like obama

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  • deesure

    LET HISTORY BE TOLD THAT FRANK SINATRA DID PUT ROBERT KENENDY IN WHITE HOUSE. JAYZ IS THE BLACK SINATRA IN OTHER WORDS HOV GOT THIS SHIT ON LOCK.

  • LO GODFATHER

    he should take menphis bleek!

  • WHITE BOY

    FUCK THAT NIGGA FUCKING UNCLE TOM SATAN WORSHIPING SELLOUT CAMEL FROM THE BROOK

    • khordkutta

      I wish folks would use the term "Uncle Tom" correctly. If you read the book Uncle Tom is the hero.... The word you should be using is "Sambo

  • HOVA DA GOD

    Jay for president

  • heres what i think...

    ANNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNND...no one cares if jay-z visted the white house. Were you guys trying to pull some emotion out of the readers reading this post? Like really? Is this suppose to make me think different of him? Well...it doesn't. Next time you guys should put up another relatively stupid post of jay-z like "Jay-z Doo Doo's in a public restroom." It'll be as equally important to this post...

    • insanemacbeth

      on the real, co-sign HRCMS.

    • Holier then thou

      Its not everyday you hear of a rapper in the white house. Take it as something positive. Especially due to the fact 9 out of 10 Hip Hop related media focuses on bullshit like lil Wayne going to jail

    • HRCMS

      Obamas the first black president, its cool that he has some ties to hiphop, which was created in the inner cities by black people, so the story of Jayz's visit is very relevent to black folks and people who really care about the growth of hiphop, white America cared when Bush had Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson and all those other white country singers at the whitehouse, so respect it, and allow black folks and inner city youth that come from where Jayz come from to relish and take pride

  • jjboom

    this is why we pay tax so obama cant just chill with pop tart star.he really focus on saving the US.

    • HRCMS

      @ HEAT, much respect to you and your post, and I agree with some of the things you mentioned that led to the downfall of the economy, but as you know war contributes the most to the fall, and Bush took us to war with Iraq allegedly for weapons of mass desruction, that were never found, even he admitted that if he could change anything he would have got more intel, acurate intel, before he struck, the economy will turn around without a doubt, but it will take Obama more then a year to do so, he just won the Nobel Peace Prize, because the world, not just the USA, reconizes his efforts, and attemps to bring forth a much needed change. Peace, I respect your view

    • Heat45

      @HRCMS true but i wouldn't exactly blame Bush for that.. Likewise I don't think Obama can necessarily be this big savior either.. The economy is bad because a number of things that the president can't really control.. Things like major corporations knocking out small business's and buying over the internet rather than going to the store.. Increased Casinos and other gambling scams.. Increased population.. etc.. etc.. All lead up to more people not working and more people collecting welfare and unemployment which means more taxes taken out of the working mans check and less money to spend at stores.. Its a cycle that never seems to end.. So far the best attempt i've seen was the stimulus package.. But even that back fired by decreasing the value of the American dollar.. I don't see it getting better anytime soon..

    • HRCMS

      @ HEAT give the brother some time, Bush was in office 8 years and fucked up the country's economy, its going to take Obama more then the 1 year he's been in office to correct it, dont believe the negative hype, Obama is the right president

    • Heat45

      Ya at first it was ok that he was into sports and rap but now its kinda looking bad.. especially when he has done absolutely nothing to better the country.. Oh well.. I guess we can be happy that there is a black president.. But I would rather have a good president regardless of race..

  • YEAH I SAID IT!!

    WE TOOK THE SOUTHERN GIRL TO THE WHITE HOUSE. SEE IF LIL FLOCKA WEEZY POOKIE GON DO THAT FOR YA BITCH!!

    • insanemacbeth

      @ ???? what YEAH I SAID IT, is saying...is that JAY-Z took BEYONCE, who is from TEXAS, to the WHITE HOUSE. would LIL' WAYNE, FLOCKA, B.M.F. members et al do the same act? that's my interpretation, anyway?

    • ????

      Can't quite comprehend this comment dude. What exactly are you trying to say?

  • YEAH I SAID IT!!

    WE TOOK THE SOUTHERN GIRL TO THE WHITE HOUSE. SEE IF LIL FLOCKA WEEZY POOKIE GON DO THAT FOR YA BITCH!!

  • YEAH I SAID IT!!

    JAY Z. THATS BROOOKLYN IN THE WHITE HOUSE BABY!! OH OOOH. BLACK MAN TALKIN SMART, HEEEERE COMES THE WHITE BOYS CALLING HIM UNCLE TOM, HATER AND GAAAAY! WHITE MAN AINT COMPLEX HE'S PREDICTABLE. ANYTIME I WANT TO BE FIRED I FLIRT WITH WHITE GIRLS THEN GET MY UNEMPLOYMENT CHECK AND EAT FROSTED FLAKES AND PLAY XBOX ALL DAY. THEN I GET AT THEM YOUNG BROADS!!. LOL

    • poet187

      when ur fat and ur teerh fall out don't complain

    • KKK SOLDIER

      U JUST A DUMB NO GOOD SPOOK PORCH MONKEY

    • Danny

      wow... great attitude. The one that is destroying us all. enjoy your frosted flakes and xbox the US taxpayers pay for when you decide your too lazy to work. You're the ones that put a bad taste in taxpayers mouths. --Just get rid of your ungrateful attitude and off your lazy ___ and work.

    • Danny

      wow... great attitude. The one that is destroying us all. enjoy your frosted flakes and xbox the US taxpayers pay for when you decide your too lazy to work. You're the ones that put a bad taste in taxpayers mouths. --Just get rid of your ungrateful attitude and off your lazy ass and work.

  • Terry

    Wasn't this guy indicted for assault and other felonies regarding the death of another rap exec?

  • HRCMS

    Real HipHop Ambassador status

    • HRCMS

      @ mr LOOk MAN, having a personal invite to the whitehouse by the president, certainly is better then fighting in a clothing store, you might not like dudes music, but you cant knock the mans accomlishments

    • look man

      Gimme a break.

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