Watch as Barack Obama listens to Eminem backstage at the Democratic National Convention

The President listened to the rapper ahead of making a speech

Barack Obama listened to Eminem backstage at the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

In a new video that goes behind the scenes at the event, the US President can be seen enjoying the rapper’s track, ‘Lose Yourself’.

A brief clip in the footage shows Obama swaying back and forth to the track as colleagues watch on, laughing.

Watch the video below, via Pitchfork.

Earlier this year it was revealed that the President is a fan of black metal.

Speaking to to leaders from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden at a state dinner, he praised the strengths and exports of each nation. During a speech about the virtues of Finland, President Obama commented on the country’s love of black metal and in fact, his own.

“I do want to point out that Finland has perhaps the most heavy metal bands in the world, per capita, and also ranks high on good governance,” he said. “I don’t know that there’s any correlation there.”
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