President Obama Shares ‘Promised Land’ Playlist

Written by on November 16, 2020

President Barack Obama is again with one other playlist.

In celebration of his new e book A Promised Land, the 44th President of the USA has unveiled a personally curated playlist that displays his time in workplace and options songs from the e book, which hits shops tomorrow.

The 20-track assortment contains Beyoncé’s “Halo” in addition to her rendition of Etta James “At Final,” which she carried out throughout Obama and First Girl Michelle Obama’s first dance on the 2009 Inaugural Ball.

Different picks embody JAY-Z’s “My 1st Track” off 2010’s Black Album and Eminem’s anthemic “Lose Your self,” which was most not too long ago utilized in a marketing campaign advert for President-elect Joe Biden. POTUS additionally pays homage to the First Girl with The Beatles’ “Michelle” and his “musical hero” Stevie Surprise, whose “Signed Sealed Delivered” grew to become an anthem for the Obama marketing campaign throughout the 2008 primaries.

Taking to social media, Obama shared his playlist whereas reflecting on its significance. “Music has at all times performed an necessary position in my life–and that was very true throughout my presidency,” he wrote. “In honor of my e book hitting cabinets tomorrow, I put collectively this playlist that includes some memorable songs from my administration. Hope you take pleasure in it.”

In August, Obama revealed his annual summer time playlist that includes Drake, Rihanna, Megan Thee Stallion, Frank Ocean, Mac Miller, and extra.

Stream Obama’s A Promised Land playlist beneath.

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