President Obama hits the Billboard charts with “One Last Time (44 Remix)”

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President Obama hits the Billboard charts with “One Last Time (44 Remix)”

Barack Obama, 44th president of the United States, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Harvard graduate, the United States’ most-admired man (11 years straight), husband and father can now add R&B star to his lost list of achievements.

The former POTUS recently shared his list of favorite movies and books from 2018 (find the list here). His favorite songs were also a part of that list, and then, as something of a cherry on top, he released one of his own.

Well, sort of.

President Obama doesn’t sing, but he does have a nice voice

The song, titled “One Last Time (44 Remix)” was released in December by Broadway hit musical Hamilton creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, as part of his year-long “Hamildrop” series. It features Hamilton cast member Christopher Jackson and gospel singer BeBe Winans, with Barack Obama coming in to deliver a passage from George Washington’s 1796 farewell address about halfway through.

The “Hamildrop” series features remixed songs from his hit Broadway musical to raise money for charity. A new song was released every month in 2018. “One Last Time (44 Remix)” was the final entry.

Check out the rest of the series here: HAMILDROPS

The former POTUS is now slotted at the number 22 spot on this week’s Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart with the single,  as reported by Billboard.

Check it out below:

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