Barack Obama

Watch Barack Obama And Jimmy Kimmel Chat About Kanye West, Who’ll Be At SXSW

Last night, Barack Obama appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live. In addition to the sure-to-go-viral Presidential Mean Tweets segment, Obama also sat down for an interview…
James Rettig | March 13, 2015 - 10:05 am
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Watch Barack Obama Dubbed To Sing “Shake It Off”

Barackdubs are always good fun, and the one for Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" is no exception. Swift is only the latest in a long…
James Rettig | February 9, 2015 - 9:49 pm
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Watch Barack Obama Sing “Uptown Funk” In Latest BaracksDubs

Regardless of what you think of his politics, President Obama is a tremendous public speaker. He maintains his pauses long enough to optimize his word…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 29, 2015 - 10:26 am
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Watch Kanye West, U2 With Bruce Springsteen & Chris Martin Live From Times Square For World AIDS Day

U2 were planning a surprise concert in Times Square tonight for World AIDS Day, but Bono's bike accident put the event in jeopardy. Now it…
Chris DeVille | December 1, 2014 - 2:52 pm
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Watch Barack Obama “Sing” Ariana Grande’s “Problem”

In the past, Obama has "performed" such illustrious songs as "Fancy," "Call Me Maybe," "Get Lucky," and the classic "Sexy And I Know It." Now…
James Rettig | August 19, 2014 - 9:09 pm

Watch Obama Sing Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” In The Latest BarackDub

Look: These BarackDub videos, in which internet goons edit footage together and make it look like the President Of The United States Of America is…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2014 - 10:08 am
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Janelle Monáe – “Electric Lady” Video

Janelle Monáe's blast of an album, The Electric Lady, came out almost a year ago. So it's a bit of a surprise to be getting…
Peter Helman | July 30, 2014 - 11:22 am
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The Horrors – “Your Love” (Frankie Knuckles Cover)

The Horrors are basically a psychedelic synths-and-guitars band, but they're also the sort of band who gleefully defies categorization. And as it turns out, they're…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2014 - 10:16 am
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Morrissey Blasts President Obama, The Entire Idea Of Thanksgiving

For the non-Americans out there, this is probably all a bit hard to process, but one of our goofiest annual traditions is that every year,…
Tom Breihan | November 27, 2013 - 9:49 am
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Watch Justin Timberlake Sing For The Obamas

Justin Timberlake, along with Mavis Staples, Ben Harper, an others, performed at the White House last night for an evening celebrating Memphis soul music. Earlier…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 10, 2013 - 12:11 pm
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Watch Soundgarden Debut New Song In Philadelphia

Grunge elder gods Soundgarden released King Animal, a better album than anyone expected, last year, and they apparently still have some fire left in them.
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2013 - 10:03 am
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Watch Obama Honor Led Zeppelin At Kennedy Center Honors

The Kennedy Center Honors, bestowed over the weekend, gave taxpayer-certified propers to a characteristically wide and divergent cast of cultural presences: Buddy Guy, Natalia Makarova,…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2012 - 3:51 pm
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Q&A: I DJ’ed Barack Obama’s Election Night Party: A Chat with DJ Mel

Not every DJ can say that they were asked to play a party for the President. A few days before Tuesday night's tension-filled election night,…
Puja Patel | November 9, 2012 - 4:44 pm
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Watch Jay-Z Play Obama’s Rally In Columbus

Jay-Z just went on at Obama's final Ohio rally. Watch it below! UPDATE: Jay-Z's performance is over but now Obama's speaking, which you can totally…
Corban Goble | November 5, 2012 - 4:20 pm
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Notes From A Bruce Springsteen Obama Rally

There's a reason why I'm not a photographer Here's a nice thing to have happen in your town: A free acoustic Bruce Springsteen…
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2012 - 5:41 pm
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Watch Jay-Z’s Video For Obama

Barack Obama and Jay-Z pretty much have each others' backs, so it's probably no surprise that Jay-Z filmed B.O. a campaign ad. You can watch…
Corban Goble | October 15, 2012 - 3:55 pm

Watch Made In America Fest Highlights: Jay-Z With Pearl Jam, Kanye, Run-D.M.C. & More

Philadelphia's inaugural Made In America festival took place over the weekend, touting an eclectic Jay-Z-curated lineup of Pearl Jam, Skrillex, a reunited Run-D.M.C., D'Angelo, Dirty…
Corban Goble | September 4, 2012 - 8:34 am

DJs For Obama

Here's an ad from DJs For Obama, a group supporting Obama's reelection bid. I don't remember seeing so many DJs on that endorsement wishlist that…
Corban Goble | August 14, 2012 - 2:24 pm
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Obama & The Roots Slow Jam The News, Dave Matthews Premieres “Mercy” On Fallon

Last night, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon played host to the one guest who might potentially be more exciting than another Jawbox reunion: Barack Obama,…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2012 - 8:59 am
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Obama Sings With Mick Jagger, B.B. King, Buddy Guy

Last month, Barack Obama, the President of the United States Of America, sang a few bars of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" at the Apollo…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2012 - 9:56 am
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