Following the announcement from Hip Hop’s Godfather, Russell Simmons, Hip Hopâs President, Jay-Z has also publically announced he will be endorsing democratic favorite, Barack Obama. Via a lengthy telephone message (Listen here), Mr. Z insists itâs time for change and Obama is the perfect candidate to carry out the task. âVote for Barack Obama. He is the change we can believe in,â Mr. Carter asserts. With Jay referring to Obama in his new collaboration, âYouâre Welcomeâ, featuring Mary J Blige, we should have seen this coming a mile away huh? Â Does Jay really believe in Obamaâs powerful poise or is he joining the celebrity bandwagon? You know what to doâŚSOUND OFF!