It has been some time since “president” and “glorious style” may very well be utilized in the identical sentence, however President Barack Obama’s lately launched playlist of his favourite songs from 2020 makes doing so so much simpler. Largely as a result of the very first tune on his record of music suggestions is the undisputed bop of this entire yr, “Savage” by Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé.
The remainder of the record vacillates between dad faves like Bruce Springsteen’s “Ghosts” and Bob Dylan’s “Goodbye Jimmy Reed” and funky child staples together with Dua Lipa and DaBaby’s “Levitating” and Unhealthy Bunny’s “La Difícil.” Although to provide credit score the place it is due, a few of the greatest picks on this record might have come from the Obama “household music guru,” Sasha.
Along with his favourite music from 2020, Obama additionally tweeted lists of his favourite books and favourite TV reveals/films from 2020. Winners there embody Ma Rainey’s Black Backside, Mank, The Good Place, and Higher Name Saul.
Like everybody else, we had been caught inside so much this yr, and with streaming additional blurring the strains between theatrical films and tv options, I’ve expanded the record to incorporate visible storytelling that I’ve loved this yr, regardless of format. pic.twitter.com/a8BS8jDkSs
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) December 18, 2020
To leap again to the music factor although, are you able to think about Sasha Obama exhibiting her father “Savage” by Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé and him going completely HAM on the tune? You recognize he danced to that tune so much this yr. You know it was a veritable routine of extremely embarrassing dad dance strikes that might make any Gen Z child remorse exhibiting their mother and father what the children are grooving to today.
Nonetheless, cannot fault Sasha or her dad for having good style. “Savage” is a bop of the very best order.