Here's What a Text Between Obama, Jay-Z Looks Like President likes his sports analogies By John Johnson, Newser Staff Posted Jul 11, 2013 3:55 PM CDT 60 comments Comments Jay-Z performs at a rally in support of President Obama in Columbus, Ohio, last year. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File) (Newser) – Justin Bieber might have some kind of hotline to Bill Clinton, but Jay-Z has one to President Obama. They're texting buddies. Jay-Z revealed as much in an interview with radio station Hot97, reports Politico. The president uses lots of sports analogies, says Jay-Z, offering up this example: "When he was getting elected the second time, he was like, 'Hey, you know, fourth quarter, just give me the ball.' I said, 'Word.'"