Grammy nominated Nigerian artist, Burna Boy has scored another bragging right.
His song ‘Destiny’ off the 2019 Grammy nominated ‘African Giant’ album is featured on the official inauguration playlist of the incoming United States President and Vice-President, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
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The swearing-in of Biden and Harris as the 46th administration of the United States will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.
The 46-track playlist “represents the diversity of our nation, and our strength and resilience as we look forward to new leadership and a new era in America,” according to a statement by the Biden-Harris team.
Songs by the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Mac Miller, Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, Beyonce and Bob Marley are also featured on the playlist curated by Raedio, the audio company founded by Benoni Tagoe and Issa Rae in partnership with the Presidential Inauguration Committee.
Read about Benoni Tagoe: http://livextragh.com/2019/10/18/ghanaian-named-president-of-atlantic-records-issa-raes-new-label/
“As a brand that is founded on the principle of being an audio-everywhere company, we are honored to create the official playlist for the historic inauguration of President Elect Joe Biden Vice President Elect Kamala Harris,” stated Tagoe.
“We know that music has the power to bring people together, and after a year of national challenges and division, we hope this collection serves as an indication of a new beginning, positive change and a reminder that music of all types is a common language.”
“We are excited to share President-elect Biden’s and Vice-President-elect Harris’ official inaugural playlist with the nation. These songs and artists reflect the relentless spirit and rich diversity of America,” added Tony Allen, the CEO of the Presidential Inauguration Committee.
“They are the score to a new chapter and will help bring people together as the Biden-Harris Administration begins its important work to unite our country,”
Stream playlist below.