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Jay-Z, Beyonce get a White House visit with Obama

March 5, 2010 | 11:51 am

Beyonce and jayz So Jay-Z takes time out of his schedule to visit Barack Obama at work, but the president doesn't return the favor? What, too busy?

Alas, Obama didn't attend the rapper's Verizon Center concert Wednesday night in Washington -- and yes, we can think of a few reasons why he might not pop in for a show -- but the child of one White House staffer did get a birthday shout-out from the star of the show, who told the audience he'd just come from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

MTV reports that along with Jay-Z, Beyonce and her mom, Tina Knowles, manager Kevin Liles and rapper Trey Songz got a White House tour and had an unscheduled visit with Obama on Wednesday. Check out the picture as the whole group waited for POTUS to arrive.

-- Christie D'Zurilla

Photo: Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles sit courtside on Feb. 24, watching the Los Angeles Lakers play the Dallas Mavericks in Texas. Credit: Matthew Emmons / US Presswire

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