Barack Obama’s second term as President of the United States is drawing to a close, and he has several, oft-debated issues to address before then: global warming, gun control… and hypothetical rap feuds.
On Friday (Jan. 15), he made major strides with the latter topic during a Q&A hosted by YouTube. During a lighthearted round of pop culture questions, vlogger Adande Thorne, known on YouTube as sWooZie, posed the following question to the prez: “If Drake and Kendrick Lamar got in a rap battle, who do you think would win?”
“Gotta go with Kendrick,” the President answered, without a hint of hesitation. “I’m just saying. I think Drake is an outstanding entertainer, but Kendrick, his lyrics — his last album was outstanding. Best album, I think, last year.”
Of course, Obama’s choice shouldn’t come as a total surprise. After all, he has a history of stanning for K.Dot — just earlier this week, the Compton MC shed light on their one-on-one meeting at the White House, where they discussed how to improve inner-city communities. And Obama previously named Kendrick’s To Pimp A Butterfly track “How Much a Dollar Cost” his favorite song of 2015.