Obama recently named one of Lamar's songs as his favourite of 2015
Kendrick Lamar has discussed meeting President Obama in a new PSA video for the Pay It Forward mentoring programme.
The US President recently named Lamar’s ‘How Much A Dollar Cost?’, from latest album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’, his favourite track of 2015. The pair later met at the White House.
Now Lamar describes the meeting in this new video, saying: “I sat down with President Barack Obama. We shared the same views: topics concerning the inner cities, the problems, the solutions and furthermore embracing the youth. We are both aware that mentoring saves lives.”
Watch the PSA video in full beneath.
In December, Lamar responded to Obama being a fan of his music, saying: “Man, that’s great.”
The rapper’s recent Grammy-nominated album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ came second in NME‘s Albums Of The Year 2015 list.