Barack Obama has reveiled his summer playlist for the year and it features four Nigerian superstars in Burna Boy, Tems, Pheelz and BNXN (formerly known as Buju).
He released playlist on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 on his Twitter page. He tweeted, “Every year, I get excited to share my summer playlist because I learn about so many new artists from your replies—it’s an example of how music really can bring us all together.”
Songs on the list were Burna Boy’s “Last Last”, Tems’ “Vibe Out”, and Pheelz & BNXN’s “Finesse”. Other artists to make this summerlist are Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Rihanna, Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill, among others.
The former United States President Barack Obama has been releasing an annual summer playlist that features the songs he’s listening to since 2015.
This is not the first time that Afrobeats act will be featuring on the famous summer playlist of the 44th US President. In 2019, Rema‘s “Iron Man” made the playlist while in 2020, Wizkid‘s ‘Essence’ also made the list.
Here’s the full list:
Every year, I get excited to share my summer playlist because I learn about so many new artists from your replies—it’s an example of how music really can bring us all together.
Here’s what I’ve been listening to this summer. What songs would you add? pic.twitter.com/9OgPq0SRy4
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) July 26, 2022