President Obama was put on the Hip-hop hot seat on Friday afternoon. In a YouTube interview held earlier in the day (Feb. 15), Obama was asked who would win in a rap battle between Drake and Kendrick Lamar. The POTUS didn’t hesitate when it came time to give an answer.

Gotta go with Kendrick,” said Obama when asked at the 27:20 mark. “I think Drake is an outstanding entertainer, but Kendrick, his lyrics… His last album [To Pimp a Butterfly] was outstanding. Best album, I think, last year.”

A big supporter of the TDE MC, Obama met and sat down with the 11-time Grammy nominee at the White House last year.

Continue after the jump….

*Fast forward to the 27:20 mark

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