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This article was published on August 11, 2016

Say what you want about Obama, but he makes a fire playlist

Say what you want about Obama, but he makes a fire playlist
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Last summer, Obama released a pretty spectacular summer playlist on Spotify. This year he’s back at it with more choice pieces to keep on repeat.

There are some returning artists like Miles Davis, Billie Holiday and Aretha Franklin, but also plenty of great new choices.

There’s some Janelle Monáe, Esperanza Spalding, Beach Boys, Nina Simone, Fiona Apple, Prince, Nas, and so much more.

As before, the playlist is divided into daytime and nightime lists. Here they are in full:

Obama Summer Playlist 2016

And Nighttime:

Obama Summer Playlist 2016

You can listen to the Daytime Playlist on Spotify here, but the nighttime one isn’t up on yet as of writing.

Question is, can the POTUS compete with our own summer playlist? We’ll let you decide.