Barack Obama

“I’m Used to Things Not Going My Way”: Black-ish’s Anthony Anderson Delivers Searing Monologue on Fear of a Trump Planet

Donald Trump is set to take office in a little over a week's time, but Barack Obama's Farewell Speech found the soon-to-be former president doubling down…
Brian Josephs / January 12, 2017

Eddie Vedder Covers Neil Young, Patti Smith at Obama’s Farewell Address in Chicago

Do you guys remember when the outgoing president gave an eloquent farewell speech right as his successor was tweeting all-caps disavowals of his alleged love…
Anna Gaca / January 11, 2017

President Obama Walked Out to U2’s “City of Blinding Lights” for His Farewell Address

The eight years of President Barack Obama's term in office comes to a close next week. Tonight, he delivered his final address to the country…
Nadya Agrawal / January 10, 2017

Eddie Vedder to Perform at Obama’s Farewell Address in Chicago

Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder will perform at President Barack Obama’s farewell speech in Chicago tonight. Vedder, who performed at a fundraiser for Obama in…
Taylor Berman / January 10, 2017

Report: Barack Obama Inviting Jay Z, Beyoncé, Stevie Wonder to His Final White House Party

Last month, President Obama and the First Lady told People that they were planning a goodbye shindig at the White House, before Donald Trump takes office. The Washington…
Brian Josephs / January 4, 2017

Watch Chance the Rapper Perform “Sunday Candy” at the White House

BET probably covered their last White House event for a while back in October. And last night, Chance the Rapper and the Social Experiment gave…
Brian Josephs / December 2, 2016

This Is the Last Swag Surf We’ll See in the White House for a While

Earlier this week, BET aired Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience—a concert tribute to Barack Obama. This was the same event that Dave Chappelle referenced in…
Brian Josephs / November 17, 2016

How Good is Obama’s Home Sound System, Really?

The newest issue of Architectural Digest includes a picture of Obama’s sound system and turntable setup as a part of a feature taking a look…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 2, 2016

Watch Barack Obama Try the “Thriller” Dance at the White House Halloween Party

I'm definitely of the opinion the Barack Obama should be eligible for a third term: The mandate that a president can only serve two four-year…
Brian Josephs / November 1, 2016

Usher Took a Video of President Obama Dancing to “Hotline Bling”

Last night, President Barack Obama and BET hosted "Love & Happiness: A Musical Experience," a White House concert showcase featuring performances by artists including Usher, Jill Scott, Common, …
Anna Gaca / October 22, 2016

Watch the First Trailer For Netflix’s Barack Obama Biopic, Barry

Southside With You, the recent film about Barack and Michelle Obama's first date, marked the official beginning of Obama-era nostalgia. Today, Netflix shared the first…
Anna Gaca / October 20, 2016

Barack Obama Has Gone Too Far With This Workout Playlist

We can no longer trust Barack Obama during this 2016 election. Yesterday, the president released a new workout playlist. His playlists are usually the best I'm-old-but-I'm-hip…
Brian Josephs / October 19, 2016

White House’s South by South Lawn Festival Lineup: Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Jones

The Obamas went to SXSW this past March and they must've really liked it, because earlier this month the White House announced its own "South…
Anna Gaca / September 25, 2016

Ariana Grande’s Donut Lick Cost Her a Chance to Sing at the White House

Nearly 20,000 emails stolen from Democratic National Committee computers, apparently by Russian government hackers, were posted to WikiLeaks this week. Among the lower-stakes revelations contained within this trove: Ariana Grande…
Anna Gaca / July 23, 2016
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