These four Nigerian artists Tems, Burna Boy, Pheelz, BNXN made it to Obama’s 2022 Summer Playlist
Four chart-topping Nigerian musicians, Tems, Burna Boy, Buju, and Pheelz, made Obama’s 2022 Summer Playlist on Tuesday night.
Finesse by Pheelz featuring Buju, currently known as BNXN, Burna Boy’s ‘Last Last’and Tems’ and ‘Vibe Out’ were the songs that earned all four artists a spot on the coveted list.
Sampa the Great, a Zambian-born Australia-based rapper and songwriter, is the only other African musician featured on the playlist.
The former U.S. president released his annual summer music playlist on his social media handles with a caption explaining how happy he is to share his favorite summer songs.
He tweeted: ‘‘Every year, I get excited to share my summer playlist because I learn about so many new artists from your replies—it’s an example of how music really can bring us all together’’.