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    Obama: Kanye Still A 'Jackass'

    In this May 21, 2011 photo, U.S. singer and rapper Kanye West performs at Mawazine Festival in Rabat, Morocco. West is headlining the second night of the Big Chill Music Festival in Eastnor Castle Deer Park, England, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)

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    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."

    Read it at The Atlantic