President Barack Obama’s summer jams range from a little pop to a little hip hop, and much in-between.
The White House released the president’s playlist Thursday, during Obama’s family vacation on Martha’s Vineyard.
Classics include the Beach Boys’ Good Vibrations and Prince’s U Got The Look. Also in the mix is Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley’s As We Enter, which features American rapper, Nas.
When he gets into the mood for more recent releases, he’s listening to Acid Rain by Chance the Rapper and Forever Begins by Common.
The president is also a huge jazz fan, and his playlist includes Lover Man from Billie Holiday and My Funny Valentine from Miles Davis.
Obama says via Twitter: “Been waiting to drop this summer playlist, the encore. What’s everybody listening to?”
Here is a list of some of the songs on President Obama’s playlist:
n LoveHate Thing, Wale
n Smooth Sailin’, Leon Bridges
n Elevator Operator, Courtney Barnett
n Home, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
n Many the Miles, Sara Bareilles
n Tightrope, Janelle Monae
n Classic Man, Jidenna
n So Ambitious, Jay-Z, featuring Pharrell
n Me Gustas Tu, Manu Chao
n Forever Begins, Common
n The Man, Aloe Blacc
n As We Enter, Nas & Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley
n Sinnerman, Nina Simone
Source: Jr Gong Song On Obama’s Summer Playlist | Entertainment | Jamaica Gleaner
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