Nigerian singers Wizkid and Davido had been conspicuously lacking as Burna Boy, Tems and others made it into former US President, Barack Obama’s 2022 summer season playlist.
Naija Information understands yearly Barack Obama compiles an inventory of a few of his favorite songs all over the world.
For this 12 months, the forty fourth US president shared his 2022 summer season playlist which incorporates singles by some Nigerian singers.
Within the submit shared on his Instagram web page, Obama mentioned his summer season playlist offers him the chance to study many new artistes and the way music can convey folks collectively.
The summer season music playlist consists of 44 songs, some from present well-liked artistes, together with Drake and Rihanna’s ‘Too Good,’ Tems’s ‘Vibe Out,’ Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul,’ Koffee’s ‘Pull Up,’ Burna Boy’s ‘Final Final,’ Kacey Musgraves’s ‘Hold Wanting Up,’ and Vince Staples and Mustard’s ‘Magic.’
Different picks embody D’Angelo’s ‘Spanish Joint,’ Otis Redding’s ‘I’ve Been Loving You,’ Wyclef Jean and Lauryn Hill’s ‘Guantanamera,’ Prince’s ‘Let’s Go Loopy,’ Rakim’s ‘After I B On Tha Mic,’ and Aretha Franklin’s ‘Save Me.’
He wrote: “Yearly, I get excited to share my summer season playlist as a result of I study so many new artists out of your replies—it’s an instance of how music actually can convey us all collectively.
“Right here’s what I’ve been listening to this summer season. What songs would you add?”