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Hip Hop Obama With Wife In 1993 Video Whoomp?

Is it Barack Obama who hip-hopped in the 1993 video for Whoomp?

Well, the video has sent out wide speculations if the left-handed hip-hopper in shade, seen smiling over a cash game of dominoes for about 1:01 is the US President.

The speculation drive to the fact that Obama would have been involved with voter registration drives in Chicago in 1993.

A newly wed then at about the age of 31, the low resolution image casts the US President to a slightly thinner man with his ears pierced and more surprisingly with a ratty moustache as per the reports of

According to, some bloggers claim that Obama of 31 years then would have taken a break from writing his memoirs to travel to Atlanta with his wife for the shoot.

To add to the speculation, Michelle Obama is also appeared on the video for 0.47 minutes.

Added to all this, the remake of the song by Dodge & Viper in January this year has also spiced up the speculation. The video of that version borrowed clips form the old Tag team versions with Obama's scenes edited.

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Story first published: Wednesday, June 9, 2010, 14:21 [IST]
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