Burna Boy song “Destiny” makes Biden’s inauguration playlist
Nigerian singer Burna Boy song “Destiny” will be played on January 20, 2020, as President-elect Joe Biden and vice-president-elect Kamala Harris are sworn into office in the US.
The confirmation came after the president-elect, and vice president-elect gave a 46-song playlist in honour of their upcoming administration.
The song, ‘Destiny,’ was one of his hit songs off his grammy-nominated album ‘African Giant.
The 46 tracks playlist was picked by American music producer and rapper DJ D-Nice and actress, Issa Rae’s Radio together with the Presidential Inaugural Committee.
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The chief executive of the Presidential Inaugural Committee, Tony Allen, said the songs and artists on the playlist reflect the relentless spirit and rich diversity of America.
“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,” Allen added.
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