The mogul offered a two-part shout-out during his set. Hementioned his special visit and made a birthday wish to the child of an administrationstaffer.
"I don't know where you are, but happy birthday," Jay-Zsaid. "I just came from the White House. And your pop works here. HappyBirthday."
White House officials confirmed Thursday Jay's visit, the Post reports. Jay reportedly toured thelandmark and briefly met with Obama. The meeting was not previously scheduled.
Just two weeks ago, when appearing on London's JonathanRoss Show, Jay-Z said he had yet to visit the White House anddownplayed his ties to the President.
When Ross asked Jay if he was friends with Obama, the mogul replied,"I don't want to overstate it...I know who he is."
On his current single, "On To The Next," Jay makes referenceto communicating with the President via text.
During his concert, he invited Young Jeezy on stage and theyperformed Jeezy's "My President."
Jay-Z headlined a concert in D.C. on the eve of Obama'sinauguration.