Ahead of the United States of America’s Inauguration Day, the president-elect, Joe Biden and vice president-elect, Kamala Harris have released a 46-song playlist in honour of their upcoming administration.
One of Burna Boy’s song, Destiny, has made the official 46-track playlist by US President-elect Joe Biden and vice-president-elect Kamala Harris ahead of their inauguration on January 20, 2020.
The song, ‘Destiny,’ is about the power of providence and divination. The song is off Burna Boy’s Grammy-nominated album, African Giant.
Asides from Burna Boy, other international stars on the playlist including Bill Withers, (‘Lovely Day’), Marvin Gaye (‘Got to Give It Up – Pt. 1’), Bruce Springsteen (‘We Take Care of Our Own’), Kendrick Lamar (‘Now or Never’), Bob Marley & The Wailers (‘Could You Be Loved’), Jill Scott (‘Golden’) and Dua Lipa (‘Levitating’), among others
The playlist was put together by American music producer and rapper DJ D-Nice and actress, Issa Rae’s Raedio in partnership with the Presidential Inaugural Committee.
Burna Boy has become a fixture on the playlists of high-profile American politicians. In August 2020, he appeared on former US president Barack Obama’s summer playlist alongside fellow Nigerian stars Davido, and Wizkid.