Obama picks Nigerian music by Burna Boy, among his 2019 favourite songs
London, Dec. 31, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The astronomical rise of Burna Boy, a Nigerian artiste and Grammy nominee is sure to continue in 2020 after one of his popular songs was name among the favourite songs of former US President, Barack Obama in 2019
From hip-hop to country to The Boss, here are my songs of the year. If you’re looking for something to keep you company on a long drive or help you turn up a workout, I hope there’s a track or two in here that does the trick. pic.twitter.com/mQ2VssyDwt— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) December 30, 2019
Sixth on the 35-song list is Burna Boy’s Anybody
In listing his favourite songs for this year, Obama is continuing an annual tradition. He had earlier released his favourite books and movies for the year and a short list of TV shows that he enjoyed.
Obama took to Twitter today to unveil his songs of the year. From the list, the former president has a diversified taste, listening to music from various genres, such as pop, R&B, hip-hop, música urbana and country music.
He defined his tastes in his post: “From hip-hop to country to The Boss, here are my songs of the year. If you’re looking for something to keep you company on a long drive or help you turn up a workout, I hope there’s a track or two in here that does the trick.”
Great songs, including Playing Games by Summer Walkers, Show Me Love by Alicia Keys featuring Miguel, Mood 4 Eva by Beyonce
Expectedly, twitter users have been reacting to Obama’s choice of selection with excitement and respect for the first black American president