Atlantic reporter David Samuels used his exclusive and limited access to President Obama to get right to the heart of what every American is dying to know: Jay-Z or Kanye West? Without a beat the commander in chief revealed he's a Jay-Z fan but admitted to liking Kanye as well. But what about that time you called him a jackass, Mr. President? "He is a jackass," Obama reiterated. "But he's talented."