Last night, B.o.B helped Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee kick off their inaugural Gen44 Summit (a three-day event set to prep the newest generation of rising leaders within the party). MTV caught up with Bobby Ray for his reaction on his invite.

The DNC approached us about doing this about a month ago, and at the time, I didn't really want to believe it. I was like, 'Really?'

It really shows me the times that we are in. Knowing that just where I came from, being able to make music, and really voice my opinion, and be really frank and direct with my approach to music, and for the youth to receive that so well, it really shows that we're in an era of great thinkers and people who can interrupt the reality that they are in. And [to] really understand that, and be proactive, and spur creativity and do something different.

He also spoke with XXL about meeting Obama. Hit the jump.

It went real well actually man, lotta energy in there. On a scale of one to then it would probably have to rank at 44. He got me in his iPod. I was like you got a real good iPod then. I made a presidential iPod.  He congratulated me on all the success and said he was proud of everything that I was doing. We snapped a few pictures. It was a really good, really good day yesterday.

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  • http://rassonarigato.com/ Arigato

    Big up....

  • The Prophet Muhammed

    BoB sucks.

  • marksppl

    Man Good look B.O.B But Fuck Obama tho

    25 outta 44 presidents r Related to the Royal Family that rules the world

    Obama is related to all other U.S. presidents except one

    do u find that odd ??? it means your vote doesn't Matter bloodlines rule the world presidents are SELECTED not elected

  • The Prophet Muhammed

    We just found out that marksppl's favorite movie is Zeitgeist and he gets all his news from PrisonPlanet.com. Moron.

  • omfgtom

    Guess what marksppl!! not only that, EVERYONE is related to EVERYONE!!

    i know, its scary. so kill urself.

  • niggas is trippin

    fuck you muhammed illuminati is real, get ur research right

  • DallasTx_Groveside

    ^ HELL YEAH RESEARCH NIGGAS

    its not hard or just pretend this shit real

  • red

    I thought B.o.B. failed and that he wasn't a success. Yet again, this proves that record sales don't amount for shit. When you have Obama, Jay-Z, Eminem, and so many others putting you on, then you fucking made it even if you sold 10 CDs.

  • JD

    Wow this nigga den made it. I slept on the nigga god damn who woulda thought he'd perform for the president?

  • http://www.bobatl.com B Rich

    @ Red get your shit right dude BoB has sold over 600k recoeds over 10 million singles!!!

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