Grammy-winning artist, Burna Boy and fast-rising star, Ayra Starr have made Barack Obama’s 2023 summer playlist.
The two artists’ songs, “Sittin’ On Top Of The World” and “Sability,” respectively, were included in the former US president’s annual playlist, which he released on Thursday.
Burna Boy’s “Sittin’ On Top Of The World” is a dancehall-inspired track from his latest album, “Love, Damini.” The song has been praised for its catchy melody and Burna Boy’s trademark vocals.
Ayra Starr’s “Sability” is a more introspective track from her EP, “Bloody Samaritan.” The song explores themes of self-love and empowerment, and it has been praised for its empowering message.
In addition to Burna Boy and Ayra Starr, Obama’s 2023 summer playlist also features songs by a diverse range of artists, including Beyoncé, Drake, Nas, Rosalia, and Jorja Smith. The playlist is a mix of classic and new songs, and it offers a glimpse into Obama’s eclectic taste in music.
Obama has been sharing his summer playlists since 2015, and they have become a popular way for him to share his love of music with his fans. The playlists have also been praised for their diversity and for highlighting up-and-coming artists.
It will be recalled that both artists have been making waves in the international music scene in recent years, and their inclusion on Obama’s playlist is a sign that their music is resonating with audiences around the world.