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Entertainment Barack Obama Gives Drake The Greenlight To Portray Him In Future Biopic

23:20  28 november  2020
23:20  28 november  2020 Source:   deadline.com

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Barack Obama : The American rapper could fully play in a biopic of Barack Obama . The past President of the United States provided his permission. Indeed, the American rapper has zero more to prove. Everything is working for him so good well so far. And this, in whatever field he is in, he is

In 2010, popular hip-hop artist Drake had proclaimed that he was the right man to portray former US President Barrack Obama in a biopic about the latter. "I hope somebody makes a movie about Obama 's life soon because I could play him," he had said in an interview with Paper magazine.

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Barack Obama didn’t exactly say it was “God’s Plan” to have Drake portray him in a biopic. But he gave it his stamp of approval.

The former president, speaking in an interview on Complex’s 360 With Speedy Morman, said he wouldn’t mind if Drake got the part in any future feature. “I will say this, Drake seems to be able to do anything he wants. I mean, that is a talented, talented brother. So, if the time comes and he’s ready…”

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Asked by Morman if Drake has his “stamp of approval,” Obama said, “Drake has, more importantly I think, my household’s stamp of approval. I suspect Malia and Sasha would be just fine with it.”

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Barack Obama Gives Drake The Green Light To Play Him In A Movie ‘If The Time Comes And He’s Ready’ uproxx.com/music/ barack - obama - drake - green - light Barack Obama backs Drake to portray him in a prospective biopic : “I will say this: Drake seems to be able to do anything he wants

Former U.S. President Barack Obama quipped that Drake has 'my household's stamp of approval' to play him in a potential biopic . Several years ago Drake dished to Paper Magazine: 'I hope somebody makes a movie about Obama ’s life soon because I could play him.'

Drake wouldn’t be the first to portray Obama. He’s already been represented by Kingsley Ben-Adir on The Comey Rule via Showtime.

The Obama-Drake connection dates to 2010.

“I hope somebody makes a movie about Obama’s life soon because I could play him,” the rapper told Paper at the time. “I watch all the addresses. Anytime I see him on TV, I don’t change the channel, I definitely pay attention and listen to the inflections of his voice. If you ask anyone who knows me, I’m pretty good at impressions. Slowly but surely, I’m not in the study mode because nobody’s called me about anything, but I just pay attention so when the day comes I’m not scrambling to learn how to speak like him.”

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