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Barack Obama Unveils His Favorite Songs Of 2019

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - OCTOBER 29: Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to guests at the Obama ... [+] Foundation Summit on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology on October 29, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. The Summit is an annual event hosted by the Obama Foundation. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)Getty ImagesAs 2019 comes…
Barack Obama Unveils His Favorite Songs Of 2019

<div _ngcontent-c17="" innerhtml="Barack And Michelle Obama Speak At Obama Foundation SummitCHICAGO, ILLINOIS – OCTOBER 29: Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to guests at the Obama … [+] Foundation Summit on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology on October 29, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. The Summit is an annual event hosted by the Obama Foundation. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)Getty ImagesAs 2019 comes to a close, Barack Obama concludes the year in what seems like now an annual tradition. In days leading up to the announcement of his favorite music, he also released lists of his favorite books and movies, ranging from Adam Johnson’s The Orphan Master’s Son to Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman. He even revealed a short list of TV shows that he enjoyed, which included Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Amazon series, Fleagbag: Season 2. Obama took to social media today to unveil his songs of the year. He has quite the exquisite taste featuring artists from an array of genres such as pop, R&B, hip-hop, música urbana and country music. He posted, “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.”Obama’s comprehensive list has no boundaries: Rising R&B start Summer Walker’s “Playing Games,” Frank Ocean’s “In My Room,” Snoh Aalegra’s “I Want You Around” and Solange’s “Binze” represent the soulful, rhythmic genre right next to Nigerian breakout star Burna Boy’s “Anybody” and singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers’ “Burning.” J. Cole’s “Middle Child,” DaBaby’s “Suge,” Young Thug featuring J. Cole and Travis Scott’s “The London” and Mustard featuring Migos’ “Pure Water” were also a few of the hip-hop hits that pumped up the 44th President this past year.Ozuna featuring Daddy Yankee, J Balvin, Farruko and Anuel AA’s “Baila Baila Baila (Remix)” and Rosalía and J Balvin’s “Con Altura” were some of the hits in the música urbana department that could get him in the mood to groove. And he couldn’t forget some of the year’s most popular tunes, including Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus’ “Old Town Road (Remix)” and Lizzo’s “Juice.” Beyonce, The Black Keys, Bruce Springsteen, Koffee, Kaytranada, Wale and more are included in Obama’s top picks of 2019.  “>Barack And Michelle Obama Speak At Obama Foundation SummitCHICAGO, ILLINOIS – OCTOBER 29: Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to guests at the Obama … [+] Foundation Summit on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology on October 29, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. The Summit is an annual event hosted by the Obama Foundation. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)Getty ImagesAs 2019 comes to a close, Barack Obama concludes the year in what seems like now an annual tradition. In days leading up to the announcement of his favorite music, he also released lists of his favorite books and movies, ranging from Adam Johnson’s The Orphan Master’s Son to Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman. He even revealed a short list of TV shows that he enjoyed, which included Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Amazon series, Fleagbag: Season 2. Obama took to social media today to unveil his songs of the year. He has quite the exquisite taste featuring artists from an array of genres such as pop, R&B, hip-hop, música urbana and country music. He posted, “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.”Obama’s comprehensive list has no boundaries: Rising R&B start Summer Walker’s “Playing Games,” Frank Ocean’s “In My Room,” Snoh Aalegra’s “I Want You Around” and Solange’s “Binze” represent the soulful, rhythmic genre right next to Nigerian breakout star Burna Boy’s “Anybody” and singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers’ “Burning.” J. Cole’s “Middle Child,” DaBaby’s “Suge,” Young Thug featuring J. Cole and Travis Scott’s “The London” and Mustard featuring Migos’ “Pure Water” were also a few of the hip-hop hits that pumped up the 44th President this past year.Ozuna featuring Daddy Yankee, J Balvin, Farruko and Anuel AA’s “Baila Baila Baila (Remix)” and Rosalía and J Balvin’s “Con Altura” were some of the hits in the música urbana department that could get him in the mood to groove. And he couldn’t forget some of the year’s most popular tunes, including Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus’ “Old Town Road (Remix)” and Lizzo’s “Juice.” Beyonce, The Black Keys, Bruce Springsteen, Koffee, Kaytranada, Wale and more are included in Obama’s top picks of 2019.  Read More

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