Reactions as WizKid, Tems make Barack Obama’s list of favourite music in 2020

Reactions as WizKid, Tems make Barack Obama’s list of favourite music in 2020

- Former US president Barack Obama has listed Wizkid's Essence as one of his most-enjoyed music of 2020

- The politician shared a list of 30 songs he loved the most on his Instagram page

- Wizkid's Essence featured singer Tems and it is one of the songs on the musician's Made In Lagos album.

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The former president of the United States of America, Barack Obama has taken to his social media page to reveal the songs he enjoyed most in the year 2020.

Obama shared a list with names of 30 musicians who made his 2020 a great one. Of the 30 artistes that were listed, singer Wizkid and Tems were included.

In the post on the ex-president's official Instagram page, the Nigerian singers were 23rd on the list.

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The politician noted that he enjoyed the song Essence by Wizkid featuring Tems. Essence is one of the songs on Wizkid's Made In Lagos album.

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Barack Obama releases his favourite music of 2020. Photo: @ABC, @temsbaby, @wizkidayo
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Describing his daughter Sasha as his family's music guru, Obama stated that he had some valuable consultation from her before he made the list.

The ex-president said he hopes his followers find a song to listen to.

Check out the list below:

Nigerians saw the list and as expected, they had something to say about it.

Read some comments below:


"Wizkid stay making us proud."


"Wizkid is not anybody’s mate."


"Wizkid is always on Obama’s list but I’ve never seen Davido once."


"That particular track is one of my favorite in that album. It’s a very good song."


"Essence is actually a very nice song."

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In other news, earlier reported that Wizkid said music changed everything for him.

The father of three stated that if he was not doing music, he would have probably ended up on the streets because he did not come from a rich home.

He noted that music saved his life as well as the lives of the people he loved.

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