President Obama Listens To Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” To Get Pumped For DNC Speech

He’s nervous, but on the surface he looks calm and ready.

President Obama Listens To Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” To Get Pumped For DNC Speech Jessica Kourkounis / Getty Images

President Obama needs pump-up music like the rest of us, and his apparent song of choice is the rallying anthem "Lose Yourself" by Eminem.

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In a behind-the-scenes video released by Democratic Presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, Obama can be seen backstage bopping and smiling to the 8 Mile hit before walking out to deliver his speech. While the moment is short, Obama's glee is unmissable. The rest of the clip features Clinton and her husband backstage with a slew of other friends and celebrities including Katy Perry and Meryl Streep.

Catch Barack Obama jamming out to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" at the 58-second mark below.

President Obama Listens To Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” To Get Pumped For DNC Speech