LL Cool J to Obama: 'You Must Deliver'

Rapper has stern words, advice for president in open letter
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 18, 2009 12:42 PM CST
President Barack Obama speaks before signing the $787 billion economic stimulus bill at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science in Denver on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009.   (AP Photo/Darin McGregor, Pool)
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(Newser) – These are challenging times indeed for Barack Obama, but LL Cool J's got the answers, reports the Daily Mirror. The 41-year-old rapper offers some advice in an open letter cautioning the leader of the free world against disappointing those inspired by his message of hope: “You have shifted the cultural paradigm of America,” he wrote. “But now you have to live up to the ideal that fostered the shift and ensure that the paradigm doesn't shift back. You must deliver."