Jay-Z Makes a Closing Argument for Obama, Officially

“We love America, so vote Obama,” rapper Jay-Z says in this video posted on Youtube by Obama’s campaign.

Later, he tells the audience at an October 29 show in Ohio, “Rosa Parks sat so Martin Luther King can walk. Martin Luther King walked so Obama can run. Obama is running so we all can fly.”

Obama is the overwhelming favorite among hip-hop artists, and it seems the campaign is comfortable with the adoration, which wasn’t always the case.