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President Obama's Favorite Song of the Year Was by Kendrick Lamar

Best presidential taste of all time?
10.12.15

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It's been established that Barack Obama has pretty great music taste. We've known for years he's been a fan of artists like Otis Redding or Frank Ocean, so it shouldn't be a surprise that he had a great pick for favorite song of the year. In a People Magazine feature, it was revealed that President Obama's favorite song of the year was none other than Kendrick Lamar's "How Much A Dollar Cost" from his certified best of 2015 record To Pimp A Butterfly. It's a great cut off of the record, featuring amazing production by LoveDragon and backing vocals by Ronald Isley and James Fauntleroy, creating a solid mid-foundation for the track without being too showy. And of course, there's the overt question of the real price of wealth to so many. A question Obama no doubt has pondered and addressed during his presidency.

Read the full article on People.