Two Nigerian Singers Make Obama’s 2016 Summer Playlist

Two Nigerian Singers Make Obama's 2016 Summer Playlist

Two Nigerian Singers Make Obama's 2016 Summer Playlist

President of the United States, Barack Obama unveils his 2016 ‘daytime’ and ‘nighttime’ summer playlists which features two Nigerian-America based singers on Thursday, August 11.

Topping POTUS’ daytime playlist is Wale Folarin who often shows his support for Nigerian artistes, he has also collaborated with the likes of Olamide, Don Jazzy, Reekado Banks and other Nigerian singers.

Jidenne who recently signed mouthwatering deals with top three music companies to promote his debut album, “Long Like The Chief” also makes Obama’s ‘daytime’ playlist.

Checkout the executive playlists below;

Daytime Playlist

Two Nigerian Singers Make Obama's 2016 Summer Playlist

  1. LoveHate Thing – Wale
  2. Smooth Sailin’ – Leon Bridges
  3. Elevator Operator – Courtney Barnett
  4. Home – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
  5. Many the Miles – Sara Bareilles
  6. Tightrope – Janelle Monáe
  7. Classic Man – Jidenna
  8. So Ambitious – Jay Z feat. Pharrell
  9. Me Gustas Tu – Manu Chao
  10. Forever Begins – Common
  11. The Man – Aloe Blacc
  12. As We Enter – Nas & Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley
  13. Sinnerman – Nina Simone
  14. U Got the Look – Prince
  15. Rock Steady – Aretha Franklin
  16. Good Vibrations – Beach Boys
  17. Don’t Owe You A Thang – Gary Clark Jr.
  18. Man Like That – Gin Wigmore
  19. II B.S. (edit) – Charles Mingus

NightTime Playlist

Two Nigerian Singers Make Obama's 2016 Summer Playlist

  1. If I Have My Way – Chrisette Michele
  2. Espera – Esperanza Spalding
  3. Tell It Like It Is – Aaron Neville
  4. Alright – Ledisi
  5. Trapped By A Thing Called Love – Denise LaSalle
  6. Lady – D’Angelo
  7. So Very Hard to Go – Tower of Power
  8. Midnight Sun – Carmen McCrae
  9. Cucurrucucú Paloma – Caetano Veloso
  10. Green Aphrodisiac – Corinne Bailey Rae
  11. I’ll Be There for You / You’re All I Need – Mary J. Blige / Method Man
  12. Lover Man – Billie Holiday
  13. Criminal – Fiona Apple
  14. Acid Rain – Chance the Rapper
  15. My Funny Valentine – Miles Davis
  16. Do You Feel Me – Anthony Hamilton
  17. I Get Lonely – Janet Jackson
  18. Lean In – Lizz Wright
  19. All Day Music – War
  20. Say Yes – Floetry

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