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Jay-Z Will Perform at Upcoming Obama Rally

The Obama/Jay-Z lovefest continues as president enlists rapper to introduce him at key Ohio rally
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The flipside to the pressure of being leader of the free world is that you can pretty much bring to life all those "dream concerts" most of us discuss hypothetically.

On Monday, the final day of Barack Obama's re-election campaign, the once (and future?) president has enlisted Jay-Z to perform in Ohio and introduce him before a rally. Obama impersonator Bruce Springsteen, who recently wrote an open letter detailing why he supported Obama, is also set to perform just two weeks after visiting Parma, Ohio to support the president.

"I support Barack because I gotta respect that sort of vision," Jay told MTV earlier this year. I gotta respect a man who is the first black president ever. To have that sort of vision and dream, I have to support that. I knew [hip hop] was the most powerful music worldwide, the culture itself, but it always amazes me the power that it has. Still, to this day."

No word on what Jay will perform, but the smart money is on "Dirt Off Your Shoulder" because, whether you support Obama or not, this video is still incredible.

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