There is no season like summer, especially this year. After a year of living indoors due to the pandemic, hip-hop fans are back outside to enjoy the warm, sunny weather. With the resumption of festivals, outdoor events left and right and the holiday season upon us, the music played so far is vying to be the song of the summer. Everyone has some sort of musical memory tied to this time of year, and summer 2021 is no exception. Loosening factor COVID-19 restrictions and the feeling of “losing” this season last year, and it’s fitting that fans are already picking their favorite tracks for the coveted Title “Song of the Summer”. If Twitter is any indication, many songs are already receiving the designation. No problem, XXL will walk you through some of the best choices.
It is clear that women have experienced a huge renaissance in rap music over the past year. There are many tracks of women of hip-hop that have been thrown into the song of the summer by the fans. Megan you stallion“Thot Shit,” released June 11, celebrates women who are proud of themselves and do what they want. A perfect soundtrack for all the Hot Girls over the next few months.
City girls‘”Twerkulator”, which was officially discontinued in May, was a leaked song that went viral on TikTok before the Afrika Bambaataa and Soulsonic Force sample “Planet Rock” was deleted. The track peaked at No. 51 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming one of the most sought-after songs since its release. Coi Leray has had the biggest hit of her career so far with “No More Parties,” her first Hot 100 entry at No. 26. The song went platinum and still has legs after its January release. These songs from talented women in rap are also competing for the summer title song against Doja catthe recent single from “Need to Know” and Yung Baby Tateis irresistibly eye-catching “Eenie Meenie”.
There are also a few songs from the summer contestants from producers and new names. Internet money, the acclaimed producer collective, tried their hand at releasing more of their own singles. They might just have another hit with “His & Hers”, featuring Don Toliver, Gunna and Lil uzi vert. The catch and the chemistry between all the artists put the song above. Florida rapper Cochise, who is no stranger to viral success, could see a second breakthrough with his new track “Tell Em” starring $ not. Coupling its familiar bounce to fluid energy, the effort will be heard in more than a few evenings over the next few months.
Take a look at what seems to be every hip-hop song as the song of the summer according to fans below.
1. “Thot Shit” by Megan Thee Stallion
2. Town girls’ twerkulator
3. Internet Money “His & Hers” with Gunna, Don Toliver and Lil Uzi Vert
4. “Wockesha” by Moneybagg Yo
5. “Straightenin” by Migos
6. “Tell Em” by Cochise with $ NOT
7. “Eenie Meenie” by Yung Baby Tate
8. Doja Cat’s “need to know”
9. “Back in Blood” by Pooh Shiesty with Lil Durk
10. “No More Parties (Remix)” by Coi Leray with Lil Durk
11. “Ski” by Young Thug and Gunna
12. “Rapstar” by Polo G
13. “Miss The Rage” by Trippie Redd with Playboi Carti
14. “Never Left” by Lil Tecca
15. “Seeing Green” by Nicki Minaj, Drake and Lil Wayne
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