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Jay-Z Has 99 Problems (But A Bush Ain't One)

Last night was the Obama Staff Ball in Washington. While the stars of the night were the president and vice president, the entertainment was top-notch, Jay-Z and Arcade Fire.

The ball was the final event in the weeklong celebration of the historic inauguration. It was a party for the thousands of staffers who helped Obama's campaign, most of them in their 20s.

The line of the night, though, came from Jay-Z, who performed a new version of his classic: "99 Problems" (But a Bush Ain't One).


I wonder if this version will find its way onto our new president's iPod?

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Stephen Chilton