News Agency of Nigeria reports that the former US President shared the list on his twitter handle @BarackObama on Saturday.
He shared a list of 44 songs he and his wife, Michelle, were bopping to this summer and Rema was number 42.
He wrote, “With summer winding down, here’s a sampling of what Michelle and I have been listening to — some new, some old, some fast, some slow. Hope you enjoy.”
Other international stars on the playlist include Drake, who occupies No 1, Jay Z, Beyonce, Lauryn Hill, Jill Scott, Frank Sinatra, Rihanna, DJ Khaled, and Robin Thicke amongst others.
Rema is a fast rising Nigerian hip hop rapper, Afrobeat singer, songwriter, stage performer, recording artist and a model currently signed by both Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records and D’Prince’s Jonzing World.
In June, he made history as the first Nigerian artist to debut five top songs on Apple Music
NAN reports that he was discovered by D’Prince in Benin City who said he saw “star value” in the young singer.
Rema’s prominent singles ‘Iron Man’ and ‘Dumebi’ are currently topping charts around the world.