White House Responds to New Jay-Z Song, Says Obama Never Spoke To Jay-Z About Cuba Trip

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Originally posted on AllHipHop:

(AllHipHop News) “Boy from the hood but got White House clearance.”-Jay-Z

Jay-Z did not offend his political connects on his vicious new song, “Open Letter” he released earlier today but he does have them talking.

During a White House Press briefing earlier today (April 11th), White House Press Secretary Jay Carney denied that the White House gave any clearance to Jay-Z and Beyonce on their recent Cuba trip:

“I am absolutely saying that the White house from the President on down had nothing to do with anybody’s travel to Cuba that is something that Treasury handles.”

Carney even sarcastically quipped “I guess nothing rhymes with Treasury” when reasoning why Jay-Z would allude to attaining White House clearance and communicating with the President about the Cuba trip.

Yesterday (April 10th) the United States Department of Treasury issued a statement on why they approved Jay-Z and Beyonce’s trip to Cuba. According to…

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