What does Obama find common with Jay-Z?

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2012, 08:45 AM IST

New York: US President Barack Obama says he has a "bond" with rapper Jay-Z, and there is something they share in common.

Obama partied at the 40/40 Club at a fundraiser hosted by the star and his wife Beyonce. And he said they share a "bond", reports thesun.co.uk.

"We both have daughters, and our wives are more popular than we are. So, you know, we`ve got a little bond there. It`s hard, but it`s okay," said Obama for Jay-Z, whose tunes include "Big Pimpin`", "99 Problems" and "Money, Cash, Hoes".

Of Beyonce, Obama said: "Beyonce could not be a better role model for my girls."

Obama is on a campaign trail at the moment, hoping to be elected for a second term to the White House in November.