44 Best Songs of Obama's First Term

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  • Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Pusha T
  • "B.M.F." - Rick Ross
  • Adele
  • "Runaway" - Kanye West
  • "I’m on One" - DJ Khaled feat. Rick Ross, Lil Wayne and Drake
  •  "Niggas in Paris" - Jay-Z and Kanye West
  • The 44 Best Songs of Obama's First Term
  • "Exhibit C" - Jay Electronica
  • "Wasted" - Gucci Mane
  • "Teach Me How to Dougie" - Cali Swag District
  • "Daughters" - Nas
  • "Say Aah" - Trey Songz feat. Fabolous
  • Waka Flocka Flame
  • Jamie Foxx, T-Pain
  • Ca$h Out
  • Big Sean, Nicki Minaj
  • 2 Chainz, Drake
  • Bruno Mars
  • Drake
  • "Swimming Pools" - Kendrick Lamar
  • Rick Ross, French Montana, Drake
  • DJ Khaled, T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross
  • Lloyd Banks, Juelz Santana
  • B.o.B., Bruno Mars
  • Beyoncé
  • Jay-Z, Rihanna, Kanye West
  • Chief Keef, G.O.O.D. Music
  • Drake
  • Rihanna, Drake
  • Usher
  • Kanye West
  • Tyga
  • Adele
  • Drake, Lil Wayne, Tyga
  • Rihanna, Calvin Harris
  • Cee-Lo Green
  • Nicki Minaj, Drake
  • Meek Mill
  • Rihanna
  • Wiz Khalifa
  • Miguel
  • Beyoncé
  • Chris Brown, Busta Rhymes, Lil Wayne
  •  "Love the Way You Lie" - Eminem feat. Rihanna
  • Jay-Z, Alicia Keys

4. Adele – "Rolling in the Deep"

Perhaps the most memorable vocal performance of Obama's first term, Adele beautifully walks the line between despair and fury on this rollicking, piano and hand clap driven soul throwback.

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