Jay-Z And Beyonce To Host Obama Fundraiser

Jay-Z is putting his money behind his politics. The Roc Nation head and his R&B superstar wife Beyonce is set to host a fundraiser for the POTUS at his 40/40 Club.

The exclusive fundraiser is set for September 18 and will cost $40,000 per ticket, according to the New York Post.  

The connection between President Obama and Jay-Z goes back to his first run for the Oval office and Jay-Z recorded get-out-the-vote phone messages. At the Made In America festval that took place on Labor Day weekend, President Obama was featured in a taped video during Jay-Z’s set.

SEE ALSO: President Obama Crashes Jay-Z’s Made In America Fest

Beyonce has also shown her public support for the President and the First Lady. Mrs. Obama recently closed her DNC speech with a tune from Beyonce. The Grammy-winning performer has appeared in an ad for the President’s re-election campaign and has trumpeted Michelle Obama’s childhood health initiative, “Let’s Move,” which fights childhood obesity and ensures that families can afford healthy, affordable food.—Keith Murphy, CBS Local

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Tampa

6 of the Best Ways to Spend Your Summer in Tampa BayTampa Bay is calling your name! Our beautiful area offers so much and this list is just a small segment of what Tampa Bay has in store for you this summer. Here are the best ways to spend your summer here in Tampa Bay.
Best Party Beaches Around Tampa BayIt's illegal to drink alcohol on most of Tampa Bay's beaches - unless you know about these next six locations.

Listen Live