Janelle Monae and ESSENCE Festival performer Kendrick Lamar were on hand to sing to the birthday girl too!

Jul, 06, 2016

July 4th didn’t just mark an important day for our nation to the Obama family, it was also the day Malia Obama turned 18 years old.

After delivering a patriotic speech on family and service, President Obama, with Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monáe at his side, serenaded Malia to a presidential dad rendition of Happy Birthday.

Malia responded by running on stage to thank her dad with a hug – awww! Watch the clip above. Happy Belated, Malia!

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