President Obama Hosts a 55th Birthday Bash and Black Celebs Showed Out!
Teneille Craig

President Obama quite possibly had the best party the White House has ever seen.

While we can’t report on details of the private star-studded event, here’s what we do know: Black celebs were in full effect!

To celebrate President Obama’s 55th birthday bash, his final birthday in the White House as president, First Lady Michelle Obama coordinated the top-secret birthday bash.

Who was there? Well, nearly everyone! Page Six reported Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend and Alonzo Mourning all made the guest list.

Celebrities flew in from all over to join in on the festivities. Samuel L. Jackson was just vacationing in Monaco and still managed to come suited and booted for the one-night party.

According to MC Lyte, DJ Jazzy Jeff kept the party live with his musical selections. While Usher was reportedly booked to perform.

Some unlikely faces were also spotted entering the White House. Rapper Pusha T, newly signed Roc Nation rapper Rapsody, Clippers point guard Chris Paul and his wife were all dressed to the nine for the event.

Producer Timbaland, Tyler Perry and girlfriend Gelila, Gayle and Common we’re all spotted arriving at the White House by the TMZ crew

Other celebs seen at the event include Ledisi, Yolanda Adams, Robin Roberts, and Aloe Blacc to name just a few.

Check out the pictures of celebs we who made it to the stellar night. 

Pusha T


Gabrielle Union

LOVE this Creatures of the Wind dress!!

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Al Sharpton

Leaving the White House after the celebration of President Obama's birthday. His last birthday as President.

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Grant Hill and Tamia


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Magic and Cookie Johnson along with Samuel L. Jackson and his wife LaTanya


Chris Paul and his wife Jada (pictured)


8.5.2016 DC Nights #HappyBirthdayMrPresident #PartyatTheWhiteHouse

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Jordin Sparks



Al Roker and Deborah Roberts