Jay-Z Says He’s Not Really Into Politics [Video]

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MTV recently caught up with Jay-Z for a quick interview that mostly sticks to the recent fundraiser at his 40/40 Club for President Barack Obama.

Hov says he’s still surprised that it went down. He then promptly notes that he’s not really into politics and kind of avoids actually answering whether or not he’d run for office.

For him, the world would be better off with less government, though he admits that he’s still an Obama supporter. Why? Watch the above video to find out.

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