Barack Obama delivered his farewell address from McCormick Place in Chicago
Many in artist tuned in for the farewell address, expressing their gratitude on social media. thanking President Obama and remember his time as commander in chief. Rusell simmons Wrote President Obama, because of you “those brown kids” know that they too can one day be President of the U.S and Drake followed by posting as a Canadian, he “will always carry [Obama’s] words and the memory of your time in office with me as inspiration,” while Quavo called for Barry O to be placed on some U.S. currency and Nas got poetic, writing, “Fair, strong, wise, a HERO to all people everywhere. Loved by many, missed by all.”
The President concluded by asking the American people to remember the strength displayed throughout the country’s history.
Thank you Obama for being a source of inspiration, hope and change. I have always been proud to call you my president! #ObamaFarewell
— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) January 11, 2017
— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) January 11, 2017