“Black Beatles” star Swae Lee from the hip-hop group Rae Sremmurd said he wanted to date President Barack Obama’s daughter, Malia, before the POTUS gave his farewell speech in Chicago. TMZ caught up with the rapper after he left a birthday party for his brother, Slim Jxmmi's, in downtown Los Angeles Dec. 29.
At first, Lee was confused about which First Daughter was Malia. But he remembered after TMZ reminded him Malia was the oldest. “I think we would get along. Just young minds. Creative minds,” Lee said. “ We might connect.”
There’s a chance things wouldn’t work out, of course. “We might bump heads, who knows,” Lee mused.
But the rapper, 21, was optimistic and reasoned they “both be on turnt-up scenes, and just love life equally… We might make some music. I might unlock a new swag for her, you know.”
When asked if Lee would write a song for 18-year-old Malia, he said, “I’d definitely be willing to do that.”
Rae Sremmurd’s No. 1 single inspired the Mannequin Challenge, which is when people play “Black Beatles” and freeze in place. Even the White House acted out the challenge on two different occasions. “We froze the world,” Lee told TMZ.
Malia captured the heart of the nation Tuesday when she cried during Obama’s farewell speech. She wiped a tear from her eye with a tissue and leaned on her mother, First Lady Michelle Obama.
“Malia and Sasha, under the strangest of circumstances, you have become two amazing young women, smart and beautiful, but more importantly, you are kind and you are thoughtful and you are full of passion,” the president said Tuesday. “You wore the burden of years in the spotlight so easily. Of all that I have done in my life, I am most proud to be your dad.” She also cried when Obama gushed about her mother.
Malia has not responded to Lee’s dating proposition.
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