You'll Never Guess Who Barack Obama Chose For His Top Songs Of 2018

WAYNE, MI - JANUARY 7:  U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Ford Michigan Assembly Plant January 7, 2015 in Wayne, Michigan. Obama spoke about the American automotive and manufacturing sector during his visit to the Detroit area, the first stop of a scheduled three-day, three city tour inthe lead up to the State of the Union.  (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

You'll Never Guess Who Barack Obama Chose For His Top Songs Of 2018

Our forever president is ending this year the right way.

Published December 28, 2018

By now, the arguments have ceased on who reigned supreme this year, in terms of movies, books and especially, music. However, we know that the year cannot end without Barack Obama sharing his favorite picks from the aforementioned categories with us and this morning (Dec. 28), he continued his tradition. Obama penned, “As 2018 draws to a close, I’m continuing a favorite tradition of mine and sharing my year-end lists. It gives me a moment to pause and reflect on the year through the books, movies, and music that I found most thought-provoking, inspiring, or just plain loved.”

  1. His favorites may or may not be sorted in order of importance, but first on his list is The Carters’ banger, “APESH*T.”

    Also, making the cut is “Could’ve Been,” R&B phenom H.E.R.’s collab with Bryson Tiller, Cardi B’s smash, “I Like It,” J. Cole’s “Kevin’s Heart,” Chance the Rapper’s “My Own Thing,” and even Jay Rock’s “Wow Freestyle,” featuring Kendrick Lamar. In other categories, movies like If Beale Street Could Talk, Support the Girls and Blindspotting reigned and, of course, his wife Michelle Obama's memoir, Becoming, topped his favorites.

  2. The Internet couldn’t stop gushing over Obama’s picks.
  3. Peep our favorite's favorites below.

Written by Mya Abraham

(Photo: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)


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