Barack Obama has a good taste in music. This has been shown in the past with his various recommendations and artists he extended invites to the White House. Now the former president is once again showing he’s in touch with new releases with a list of his favorite songs of 2018.
Obama listens to a diverse selection of artists to say the least. Ranging from some alternative artists like Courtney Barnet, Hozier, Lord Huron and Anderson East to TSIS favorites like Tom Misch, Chance The Rapper, J. Cole, Jay Rock, BJ The Chicago Kid, Khalid, Leon Bridges and more. We decided to make a playlist of these you can hear below. Enjoy!
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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. It also gives me a chance to highlight talented authors, artists, and storytellers – some who are household names and others who you may not have heard of before. Swipe through to see my best of 2018 list – I hope you enjoy reading, watching, and listening.