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Jay-Z replaces ‘bitch’ with ‘Mitt’ at Obama campaign rally [VIDEO]

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Taylor Bigler
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Jay-Z substituted “Mitt” for “bitch” during a performance of “99 Problems” at a rally for President Barack Obama in Ohio.

The rapper changed the original lyric, “If you have girl problems, I feel bad for you son, I’ve got 99 problems but a bitch ain’t one” to “If you’ve got world problems I feel bad for you son, I’ve got 99 problems but Mitt ain’t one.”

Jay-Z prefaced the song by saying that his lyric change had not been vetted by the campaign, via Newsbusters:

“And I changed this one up. I have to do it. I’m sorry. I didn’t get clearance from the Secret Service. So if they come tackle me here, y’all save me. I changed the lyric of this song, it goes like this: ‘If you’re having world problems I feel bad for you son, I got 99 problems but Mitt ain’t one.’ I didn’t get that vetted, so let’s do this real fast before they come up here and snatch me off this stage.”

The rapper has been a longtime supporter of Obama. He held a $40,000 per person fundraiser for the president in August, and cut a campaign ad for him in October.

Jay-Z’s performance follows Katy Perry’s cleavage-filled performance for Obama Saturday in Wisconsin.

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