Former US President Barack Obama has continued his annual collection of his favourite songs, movies and books. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book was also mentioned but his wife Michelle Obama’s book ‘Becoming’ was named number one on the list.
Popular pop artists such as CardiB, H.E.R., The Carters, Jay Rock, J. Cole, Janelle Monae, Normani, Khalid, among others were listed among his faves.
For movies, he listed, Black Panther, Annihilation, Burning, Eighth Grade and Leave No Trace among others.
Sharing his year-end lists, Obama wrote: ‘As 2018 draws to a close, I’m continuing a favorite tradition of mine and sharing my year-end lists. It gives me a moment to pause and reflect on the year through the books, movies, and music that I found most thought-provoking, inspiring, or just plain loved. It also gives me a chance to highlight talented authors, artists, and storytellers – some who are household names and others who you may not have heard of before. Swipe through to see my best of 2018 list – I hope you enjoy reading, watching, and listening.’