1. So Hip

    President Obama Is a Spotify User

    WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 25:  (AFP OUT) Stevie Wonder makes remarks as U.S. President Barack Obama looks on during an evening of celebration in honor of musician Stevie Wonder's receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in the East Room of the White House February 25, 2009 in Washington, DC. The event was taped for PBS.  (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Barack Obama;Stevie Wonder

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    No doubt appealing to his base of young, hip voters, Barack Obama announced Thursday on his Tumblr that he's joined Spotify. Obama—or one of his staffers—created a public playlist on the music-sharing site that will be played at campaign events, and asked Tumblr followers to suggest songs to add. The controversy-free list includes almost all genres, from pop to country to soul, but is notably lacking in the hip-hop and rap department. Someone seems to have created a Spotify under Mitt Romney's name, but judging from Romney's recent musical choices, it's hard to believe the presidential hopeful would ever play Ol' Dirty Bastard at a campaign event. 

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