Remembering President Barack Obama

#FarewellObama. The trending hashtag flooding our timelines as the peaceful transfer of power takes place from the Obamas to the Trumps. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane as Sway Calloway reminisces on his several sit-down interviews with our 44th President of the Unites States, Barack Obama.

“The first time I had the honor of speaking with President Barack Obama was 8 years ago when we talked about why ‘brothas should pull up their pants.'”

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Also in 2008, Barack Obama and Sway Calloway speaks to veterans of the Iraq war during MTV’s ‘Choose Or Lose’ taping at Whistle Pub on March 17, 2008 in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

And in 2010, Sway and President Obama spoke about “don’t ask, don’t tell” in MTV, BET and CMT’s “A Conversation With President Obama.”

In 2012, Sway paid a visit to the White House to sit down with Barack Obama in the Blue Room, as he entered his second term as our President of the United States.

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In 2016, President Barack Obama calls-in to Sway in the Morning on Shade 45 and talked sports, his Top MCs, whether or not Michelle Obama would be running for office and advice to the next President of the United States of America.

We’re going to miss you, Barack Obama. What are your favorite memories of our 44th President?


Icon of hip-hop culture and a pivotal part of the MTV News team, Sway has been a staple of the music-news arena for more than a decade. From giving Eminem, Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac their very first radio airplay on his local show in the mid-’90s to providing television viewers with their first good look at some of today’s hottest celebrities in music, film, fashion and sports. Sway has been there for some of music and the world’s biggest moments.

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