Tems, Burna Boy, Pheelz, BNXN Make Obama’s 2022 Summer Playlist

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Tems, Burna Boy, Pheelz, BNXN Make Obama’s 2022 Summer Playlist

By Oreoritse Tariemi

26 July 2022   |  
9:16 pm

Nigerian stars Tems, Burna Boy, Pheelz, BNXN all made Obama’s 2022 summer playlist. Every year, former US President Barack Obama compiles a list of some of his favorite songs around the world. 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…

(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 29, 2019 former US President Barack Obama speaks during the “Bits & Pretzels” start-ups festival in Munich, southern Germany. – Barack Obama helped raise $7.6 million for White House hopeful Joe Biden during a June 23, 2020, virtual fundraiser where the former president said a “great awakening” among Americans could help defeat Donald Trump in November’s election (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)

Nigerian stars Tems, Burna Boy, Pheelz, BNXN all made Obama’s 2022 summer playlist.

Every year, former US President Barack Obama compiles a list of some of his favorite songs around the world.

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

For this year, the 44th US president shared his 2022 summer playlist which includes singles by some of Nigeria’s finest acts.

Foremost on the list is “Vibe Out” by Tems followed by Burna Boy’s hit single “Last Last” and Pheelz and BNXN’s (fka Buju) “Finesse.”

In 2020, Wizkid’s award-winning “Essence” featuring Tems made the list of Barack Obama’s favorites.

While in 2019, Burna Boy’s “Anybody” and Rema’s “Iron Man” were featured in the list.

Obama’s 2022 summer playlist also includes Kendrick Lamar’s “Die Hard,” Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul,”  and Rosalía’s “Saoko.”

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