Obama Picks Courtney Barnett, Beyoncé, Jay Z, Drake for Workout Playlist
Posted on 19 October 2016
President Barack Obama is guest-editing the November issue of Wired magazine. As part of the collaboration, he gave Wired his workout playlist. It includes songs from Courtney Barnett (“Elevator Operator”), Beyoncé (“Get Me Bodied”), Jay Z and Drake (“Off That”), the Isley Brothers, Nina Simone, Sting, and others. Listen to Obama’s workout playlist below.
In August, Obama shared his annual summer playlist. Chance the Rapper, Fiona Apple, and the same Courtney Barnett track highlighted the president’s summer picks.
Read our new feature “The Presidential Suite: A Look Back at Obama’s Musical Milestones.”
Watch our “ConTours” documentary with Courtney Barnett on Pitchfork.tv:
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