Fans of Wizkid are currently over the moon after Barack Obama, the former President of the United States of America included Wizkid song as one of his favorite songs for 2020.
It has always been a yearly tradition for Obama to release a list of songs that caught his fancy. Taking to his official Twitter on Saturday night, December 19, the 59-year-old shared the list and hoped that his followers find a new song to listen to.
“Here are some of my favorite songs of the year. As usual, I had some valuable consultation from our family music guru, Sasha, to put this together. I hope you find a new song or two to listen to.”
Obama listed thirty songs from musicians all over the world, he included Wizkid’s Essence featuring Tems. This has sparked reactions from thousands of Nigerians who have continued to praise their fave.
Some reactions read;
“Obama dey listen to proper music “Essence”😍 not La La, so Crazy and Birthday cake 🤡 and co. Look at Essence sitting beautifully right there. Wizkid to the world 🚀 🐐”
“On a day MTV Base tried to belittle Wizkid, his song Essence feat. Tems shows up on Barrack Obama’s ultimate favorite songs of 2020. The only Nigerian Artist on the list. You see how the God of Wizkid dishes Constant L to his haters? Who Jah Bless, no man curse 🐐”
“Wizkid ft Tems, Essence is one of Barack Obama favorite song of the year, Tems blown blown!!!’
“So @BarackObama took his time to hear made in lagos by @wizkidayo and picked essence as his favourite track,wizkid is a mega super star and Tems is just something else”
See photo/ tweets below;
Here are some of my favorite songs of the year. As usual, I had some valuable consultation from our family music guru, Sasha, to put this together. I hope you find a new song or two to listen to. pic.twitter.com/K1NRPYiSg4
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) December 19, 2020