Throughout President Obama's seven-plus years in office, he has made no secret of his love of rap music, going so far as to speak with Kendrick Lamar in the oval office, and invite Wale to perform before the State of the Union address. To say that Obama has helped hip-hop to be accepted within the political sphere isn't too far of a stretch, and an upcoming Democratic National Convention fundraiser further proves the point.

The DNC will be holding a fundraiser in Austin, Texas on March 11 with musical guest J. Cole and special guest President Barack Obama himself. Though the event will take place on the first day of the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, it is not affiliated with it. The reception will be hosted by Whurley and will.i.am, with a flyer for the event included below.

Tickets for the event range from $250 to $33,400 and are available at the Democrats official webpage. In addition to the DNC fundraiser, J. Cole will be performing at his own SXSW event, the Dreamville Takeover on Mar. 21 with Bas, Cozz and Omen.

As Cole continues to soar off the success of his late 2014 release 2014 Forest Hills Drive, he's organized quite the performance schedule, as he will headline this year's Bonnaroo festival in June and rumors have surfaced of a potential J. Cole/Drake tour this summer. Check out the DNC fundraiser flyer below and grab your tickets to the event now.

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