Even President Obama can’t help dancing to ‘Hotline Bling’
We continue our long goodbye to the Obamas with the greatest video yet to surface from Friday’s final White House music event: President Barack Obama dancing to Drake’s “Hotline Bling.”
The clip, shared on a Drake fan account, shows Obama totally at home in a crowd of celebrities:
Radio personality Angie Martinez was in attenance, and wrote about dancing with the president in a post to Instagram:
my face is sweaty. my hair is a mess. And my feet are killing me…but i am standing outside of the white house after witnessing @djdnice rip the place down! im talkin… mobb deep, dmx, young MA, tribe, juvi…and in the middle of it all our president ran out to jump in a circle and dance to @champagnepapi w/ his hands in the air. All while a gigantic painting of George Washington hovered over the dance floor. Dave Chappelle, The @bet fam, naomi, DeLa , jesse, OG, jaha, roots crew, bev, ashaunna, tj, Fred, naturi all dancing to @asapferg! Ive seen a lot in my life but tonight confirmed what i have always suspected, that anything is possible!! #GodBlessAmerica #GodBlessHipHop
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The White House hosted BET’s Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience on Friday night and featured performances from Usher, Janelle Mone, The Roots, De La Soul and more, reports the Associated Press.
Over the last eight years, the Obamas have made it a tradition to host events celebrating music. In years past, performers included Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger, to name a few.
Watch Obama’s full speech from Friday’s event here: