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Barack Obama and Jay-Z Have Some Things in Common

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Recording artists Jay-Z and Beyonce watch Rafael Nadal of Spain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia play during the Men's Final on Day Fifteen of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 12, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Photo: Al Bello/2011 Getty Images

Jay-Z now knows what my life is like,” President Obama said last night at the 40/40 Club in New York City, where the rapper and his better half hosted a $40,000-a-head dinner. “We both have daughters, and our wives are more popular than we are. So we’ve got a little bond there.” Obama also casually referred to Beyoncé as “Bey,” just in case you doubted the bond there, although photos of the president throwing up the Roc have yet to surface. Who brought the secret camera?

Obama and Jay-Z Have Some Things in Common