Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Freestyle With Obama and Remember This Presidency Is Once in a Lifetime

First Kendrick, then Trudeau, now the Hamilton cast: Barack Obama is taking the sundown of his presidency to flex on the fact that no one in the White House has ever had swagger like this—or will for decades.


Watch him prompt Lin-Manuel Miranda’s freestyle with exciting “rap keywords” such as “the Federalist papers,” “Obamacare,” and “Sunny and Bo.” Miranda rolls right through it to the end: “Opportunity knocks, and I can’t stop/ I’m here with the president and my pops/ And yo the mic drops.” Here’s the mic drop!

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