LIFESTYLE

President Obama’s Top Songs For 2017

One good thing about music, when it hits you feel no pain [repeat]

So hit me with music, hit me with music

Hit me with music, hit me with music now

Bob Marley

Today, rather than being hit by fake news, political smears, negative propaganda, and criticisms, President Obama, now out of political office, no doubt has more time not only to be hit by music but also move his dancing feet.

This indeed makes Bob Marley lyrics more telling for the former president.

In a Facebook post, the former president listed the following as music that kept him rocking and grooving over the past year:

1. Mi Gente by J Balvin & Willy William

2. Havana by Camila Cabello (feat. Young Thug)

3. Blessed by Daniel Caesar

4. The Joke by Brandi Carlile

5. First World Problems by Chance The Rapper (feat. Daniel Caesar)

6. Rise Up by Andra Day

7. Wild Thoughts by DJ Khaled (feat. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller)

8. Family Feud by Jay-Z (feat. Beyoncé)

9. Humble by Kendrick Lamar

10. La Dame et Ses Valises by Les Amazones d’Afrique (feat. Nneka)

11. Unforgettable by French Montana (feat. Swae Lee)

12. The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness by The National

13. Chanel by Frank Ocean

14. Feel It Still by Portugal. The Man

15. Butterfly Effect by Travis Scott

16. Matter of Time by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

17. Little Bit by Mavis Staples

18. Millionaire by Chris Stapleton

19. Sign of the Times by Harry Styles

20. Broken Clocks by SZA

21. Ordinary Love (Extraordinary Mix) by U2

He also listed Born in the U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen (not out yet, but the blues version in his Broadway show is the best!) as a bonus.

Yvad Billings, Readers Bureau, Fellow

Edited by Jesus Chan

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