These Gems Are on President Obama's Workout Playlist

US President Barack Obama points to his earpiece as he has difficulty during a press conference with South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak after their bilateral meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on November 19, 2009. Obama was to end his maiden tour of Asia in Seoul on November 19 with North Korea's nuclear programme and trade expected to be the main focus of the summit with Lee. Obama said that a number of issues still needed to be worked out before a free trade deal with Seoul could be ratified in Congress.   AFP PHOTO / Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

These Gems Are on President Obama's Workout Playlist

Get down with these POTUS jams.

Published October 18, 2016

As President Obama enters his last 100 days in office (insert crying emoji), he's making sure that he's living up to his legacy as the POTUS with the best taste in music. 

For the November issue of Wired, Obama is taking over as guest editor, and as a part of his partnership with the media brand, he's diving back into curating a playlist definitely worth subscribing — and working out — to.

Obama has graciously shared some of his musical tastes in the past by way of inviting select musicians to the White House to discuss serious issues or by way of putting together his annual summer playlist on Spotify.

For his collaboration with Wired, the president has decided to curate a playlist fit for a workout, sharing what he personally likes to have blaring when he works up a sweat on the basketball court or in the gym.

His playlist is full of some classic records by some of our guilty-pleasure artists, with the Black Eyed Peas kicking off his workout soundtrack.

From there, Obama dives into some of his favorites, including the likes of Jay ZDrakeBeyoncéBob MarleyNina Simone and more.

Get your fitness on Barack-style by checking out the playlist below.

Written by KC Orcutt

(Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)


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