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The internet goes wild as Lin-Manuel Miranda performs White House freestyle rap Obama swansong

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By John Glenday, Reporter

March 15, 2016 | 1 min read

Barack Obama has opened the doors to his home to allow freestyle rapper Lin-Manuel Miranda to sing his presidential swansong from the famous Rose Garden.

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Helping things along with a series of prompt cards Obama’s ‘Rose Garden Freestyle’ saw the West Wing creator belt out a roll call of his achievements in a rhyming melody style.

Rattling through Obamacare, NASA, immigrants and the supreme court for an eclectic impromptu singalong.

Obama was suitably impressed by the performance, remarking to camera: “How good is that?” the president asked. “You think that’s going viral? That’s going viral."

Rap Barack Obama White House

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