President Barack Obama is celebrating his last Independence Day in the White House with a performance by one of his favorite artists: Kendrick Lamar.
The 29-year-old rapper, along with singer Janelle Monáe, are putting on a concert at the annual White House Fourth of July party, which was moved indoors from the South Lawn due to inclement weather. It’s a time when military veterans and their families, as well as White House staff, can celebrate the holiday with two of its biggest staples: a barbecue and a fireworks display. But it sounds like the musical guests are the real highlight of the night.
In 2015, President Obama told People magazine that his favorite song of the year was Lamar’s "How Much a Dollar Cost” from To Pimp a Butterfly. Monáe has also become a First Family favorite, as she was tapped by Michelle Obama to record a song for the "Let Girls Learn" program in March. She was also a guest at the White House state dinner in May.
You can check out the concert’s live stream above.