“I done turned Havana into Atlanta,” Jay-Z says in the song, which was released Thursday. “[…] Boy from the hood, I got White House clearance… Politicians never did sh*t for me except lie to me, distort history… They wanna’ give me jail time and a fine. Fine, let me commit a real crime.”
But wait! There’s more where that came from: “Hear the freedom in my speech… Obama said, ‘Chill you gonna get me impeached. You don’t need this sh*t anyway, chill with me on the beach.’”
Raw and uncut: http://www.tmz.com/videos/0_4s28ymit/
(Ah, yes, from Public Enemy’s 1989 “Fight the Power” to Jay-Z “chill[ing] … on the beach” with the President of the United States – rap, you’ve come a long way.)
Wait – did he just say President Obama pulled some strings to get the couple to Cuba?