http://www.bet.com/News/Decision08/NewsFlipbookObamaHipMoments.htm? Youth Age is nothing but a number for the presumptive democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama. At 46, he is one of the youngest ever to run for president of the United States. Although his age is seen by some as a disadvantage, Obama has proved to many that there are a lot of positives. Celeb Support His list of celebrity supporters is endless and features people such as legendary artist Stevie Wonder, hit-makers Usher and Wyclef Jean as well as NBA All- Stars Charles Barkley and Kareem Abdul- Jabar. Grammy In 2006, Obama received a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for the audio edition of his book Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, which is the first of his two published books. He also published another book The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream, which was released in 2006 and received a Grammy for the best spoken word edition in 2008. Rap Connection Obama has no problem showing his music interests to the world. After his victory in the state of Illinois in January, he and his wife Michelle were seen heading the victory party blaring the hit song â99 Problemsâ by Jay-Z, one of his known supporters. Not only does he like to listen to Jay-Z but he loves to dance to the hit song âCrazy in Loveâ by Beyonce. Ballin' Obama also plays basketball in his spare time. In high school, he was a member of his schoolâs basketball team. There have been many pictures and clips of him showing his skills on the court with his supporters, and you might catch him playing basketball during his campaign stops across the US. Videos Obama has also hit the youth scene through music videos. The most known is âYes We Canâ by will.i.am which features many of the clips from his speeches across the United States. Famous supporters, like Common and John Legend also make guest appearances in the video. Rapper Nas featured many of Obama clips in his music video for his new single âBlack President.â Race One of the most controversial subjects surrounding Obama is the question of his ethnicity. Obama is a son of a white American woman and a Kenyan father. Obama being a bi-racial man in America lets him relate to more than one ethnicity as he acknowledges inequalities in every race and ethnic group. MySpace Not only does Obama have an official website but he also has a presence on the social networking scene with a MySpace page. This page gives you access to his views on many political topics and the page also has many links to help you feel and be more involved with his campaign. This has made Obama more accessible to the younger voters in America. Openness Obama hasnât been shy about admitting his flaws. Throughout his campaign much of his life history has made its way to the public eye whether it is good or bad. Obama has admitted to experimenting with marijuana and cocaine in his teenage years. Poker In addition to basketball, Obama also is a poker player. Heâs known to be very good.