Jay-Z Substitutes 'Mitt' for 'B-tch' While Rapping at Obama Rally

Rapper Jay-Z while performing at an Obama campaign rally in Ohio Monday substituted the name "Mitt" for the word "b-tch" in the lyrics to his song "99 Problems."

Before doing so, he told the crowd he didn't get it vetted by the campaign (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary, file photo):

JAY-Z: And I changed this one up. I have to do it. I’m sorry. I didn’t get clearance from the Secret Service. So if they come tackle me here, y’all save me. I changed the lyric of this song, it goes like this: “If you're having world problems I feel bad for you son, I got 99 problems but Mitt ain't one." I didn’t get that vetted, so let’s do this real fast before they come up here and snatch me off this stage.

For those unfamiliar with the song, the real lyrics are, “If you're having girl problems I feel bad for you son, I got 99 problems but a b-tch ain't one."

Classy, huh?

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Noel Sheppard
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