Great Job, Internet!: Finally, the Barack Obama “pop off” remix we’ve all been waiting for
On Monday morning, President Barack Obama used the phrase “folks wanna pop off” in reference to criticism of his handling of ISIS following this weekend’s attack on Paris. Many parts of the internet were mightily impressed with the commander in chief’s ability to use current slang in reference to a complex foreign affairs crisis. Very Smart Brothas editor Damon Young, who was particularly impressed, came up with three possible theories as to how “pop off” wound up in the lexicon of “a 54-year-old man who hoops in Sam’s Club Nikes and tucks his shirt into his sweatpants”:
1. He heard of one his daughters using it last week.
2. President Obama has a third unreleased and unshared #POTUSPlaylist that’s composed of nothing but SMACK/URL rap battles, and he listens to it before any press conference where ISIS and Ben Carson’s name might be brought …