Obama Picks Kendrick Over Drake in YouTube Interview

Sorry, Drizzy. President Barack Obama selected Kendrick Lamar over Drake in a hypothetical rap battle throughout a Friday interview with three YouTube stars.

Obama additionally talked about well being care, terrorism and the tenor surrounding the of Republican debates. However when Adande Thorne, who goes by Swoozie on YouTube, requested him who the higher rapper was, the president did not hesitate to call his favourite.

"I gotta go together with Kendrick," Obama stated. "I feel Drake is an impressive entertainer, however Kendrick, his final album, was excellent. Greatest album of final yr."

Thorne was joined by Destin Sandlin, who runs the "Smarter Each Day" present on YouTube, and Ingrid Nilsen, aka YouTube’s "Missglamorazzi," to interview the president on the White Home just a few days after his remaining State of the Union handle.


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Obama additionally mentioned some critical subjects. He advised Sandlin that he was "assured that we will get to Mars" and needed to boost NASA’s funding by a number of proportion factors. On the subject of most cancers analysis, he stated that we would not see a remedy in 5 or 10 years, however that it is "attainable that in 20 years we’ll see strides in preventing most cancers that he have not seen earlier than."

And though he admitted he hasn’t but seen "Star Wars: The Pressure Awakens," he did identify his favourite "Star Wars" character.

"I’ve acquired to go together with Han Solo," the president stated. "He is slightly little bit of a insurgent."