Following the announcement from Hip Hop’s Godfather, Russell Simmons, Hip Hop‚Äôs 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 it‚Äôs time for change and Obama is the perfect candidate to carry out the task. ‚ÄúVote for Barack Obama. He is the change we can believe in,‚ÄĚ Mr. Carter asserts. With Jay referring to Obama in his new collaboration, ‚ÄúYou‚Äôre Welcome‚ÄĚ, featuring Mary J Blige, we should have seen this coming a mile away huh? ¬†Does Jay really believe in Obama‚Äôs powerful poise or is he joining the celebrity bandwagon? You know what to do‚Ä¶SOUND OFF!