During BET’s special, “Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration,” Obama told attendees how each musical event resulted in one of the first family’s “favorite traditions” and why celebrating black music at the White House is essential to the American experience. It’s not just black music. This is an essential part of the American experience ― it’s a mirror to who we are, and a reminder of who we can be.”“That’s what American music is all about. And generations from now, I hope it’s the story that the White House will continue to tell,” he added. In celebration of POTUS’ historical presidency, we’ve highlighted 23 memorable performances from black artists who’ve performed at The White House.
Source: Huffington Post January 11, 2017 21:50 UTC