Despite Barack Obama no longer being the president of the United States of America, he remains a popular and influential figure.

He recently shared a list of his favorite music from the year 2021.


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  1. The Only Heartbreaker by Mitski
  2. I Don’t Live Here Anymore by The War on Drugs ft. Lucius
  3. Tala Tannam by Mdou Moctar
  4. Magnolia Blues by AAdia Victoria
  5. Witchoo by Durand Jones & The Indications & Aaron Frazer
  6. Formwela 10 by Esperanza Spalding
  7. Gold Chains byu Genesis Owusu
  8. Broken Horses by Brandi Carlile
  9. Woman by Little Simz ft. Cleo Sol
  10. Pepas by Farruko
  11. Go Down Deh by Spice ft. Sean Paul & Shaggy
  12. Freedom by Jon Batiste
  13. It’s Way With Me by Wye Oak
  14. Nobody by Nas ft. Ms. Lauryn Hill
  15. Nightflyer by Alisson Russel
  16. Montero by Lil Nas X
  17. Patria Y Vida by Yotuel, Gente de Zona, Descemer Bueno, Maykel Osorbo, el Funky
  18. Notice by Tammy Lakkis
  19. Armash by Teddy Afro
  20. Write a List of Things to Look Forward To by Courtney Barnett
  21. Volvi by Aventura & Bad Bunny
  22. Headshots (4R Da Locals) by Isaiah Rashad
  23. Boomerang by Yebba
  24. In My Blood by MO3 & Morray
  25. Ya by Yendry
  26. Rumors by Lizzo ft. Cardi B
  27. Walking at a Downtown Pace by Parquet Courts

The featured image at the beginning of this post is from Annie Leibovitz of WikiMedia.