Barack Obama has shared his annual playlist this summer to provide his fans and followers a piece of his musical taste.
The 2021 edition of the playlist includes many artists like Rihanna, JAY-Z, Jazmine Sullivan, Arooj Aftab, Joni Mitchell, Wye Oak, Migos, and the list keeps going on.
Obama shared a post on Twitter saying, “With so many folks getting together with family and friends, there’s a lot to celebrate this summer.”
He further added, “Here’s a playlist of songs I’ve been listening to lately—it’s a mix of old and new, household names and emerging artists, and a whole lot in between.” And then he shared the roster of songs for this year.
With so many folks getting together with family and friends, there’s a lot to celebrate this summer. Here’s a playlist of songs I’ve been listening to lately—it’s a mix of old and new, household names and emerging artists, and a whole lot in between. pic.twitter.com/xwTPun9wsw
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) July 10, 2021
Stevie Wonders, Miles Davis, George Harrison, Bob Marley are also included in the playlist which shows his diverse taste in music ranging from classic to modern and blues to pop. Some of the tracks from the playlist are ‘Pick up your Feelings’, ‘Switch It Up’, ‘My Sweet Lord’, ‘Desparado’, ‘Mohabbat’, ‘Tumbling Dice’, and so on.
He also sneaked in a track from the educational and musical animated series which is produced by him and his wife Michelle Obama. The schoolhouse rock series named ‘We The People’ is appearing on Netflix.
Obama has also shared a reading list for the book lovers out there who can enjoy their summer by reading.
Last year, Obama’s playlist 2020 included Maggie Rogers, John Legend, Billie Eilish, Leon Bridges, etc many other artists who were the performers of the 2020 Democratic National Convention. It also included Megan Thee Stallion, Bob Dylan, Frank Ocean, and many others.
Barack Obama’s playlists are quite a mixed bag which shows how fond he is with all kinds of music and artists.
Alicia Parker is a fashion enthusiast studying at the University of California. She contributes to Daily Music Roll as a music blogger and writes a review of various music on a daily basis