Drive-by Planet: Hip-hop less hot on Obama: Lupe Fiasco and Lowkey

Barack Obama was famously named “America’s first hip-hop president.” It’s a title that comes off as a little cheesy but back in 2008, the rap connection was a large part of Obama’s appeal for many young fans. The candidate talked about rap, played hip-hop songs at his events, got mentioned by name or indirectly in ...