Four years ago, the United States was inspired by hope and the promise of future prosperity. It was the message from Barack Obama that led him into the White House, overwhelmingly, and he is now running for re-election. Similar to 2008, the hip hop world has become embroiled in the 2012 Presidential Election.
Saigon has been considered by many as one of the most intelligent rappers in the game. Many believe his strong subject matter is the reason his album was not released on Atlantic Records. With Lupe Fiasco on their roster, Atlantic Records likely did not want to take the risk on a similar artist.
Recently, Saigon spoke to Vlad TV about politics. Briefly discussing the criticism President Obama has faced, Saigon explained how he is a figurehead. With Obama being the president, the Brooklyn rapper said he wants to know who America’s CEO is. Saigon would also speak on the apparent fall of Rome.
Watch the entire interview below: