With President Donald Trump taking office on Friday (Jan. 20), half of the nation is having an anxiety attack fueled by all the uncertainty. But former president Barack Obama has a message for the people of the Unites States. Well, sort of. Heroes don’t always come in capes, and the valiant folks over BaracksDubs have decided to mash-up Obama’s vocals with Kendrick Lamar’s hit single “Alright.”
Using clips from Barry’s O’s speeches, Obama succinctly drops the bars, “Uh, and when I wake up/I recognize you’re looking at me for the pay cut/But homicide be looking at you from the face down/What MAC-11 even boom with the bass down?/Schemin’, and let me tell you ’bout my life/Painkillers only put me in the twilight/Where pretty pussy and Benjamin is the highlight/Now tell my momma I love her, but this what I like, Lord knows.”
Hip-hop stars recently hopped on Twitter to say goodbye to Barack, and Kendrick was one of the first to say farewell. “We really gonna miss you champ,” wrote K.Dot on Twitter. “The good you’ve done & opportunity’s you’ve given. Truly never know what we got til its gone. Thank u.”
Sadly, this will probably be the last mash-up we get from the 44th commander-in-chief, as he transitions into civilian life.