Summer 2020 isn’t cancelled after all. After months of lockdown boredom and anxiety, bars and restaurants are finally reopening and countries are even starting to open for tourists.
Granted, we are still going through global trauma of a gargantuan scale, but if there is one thing that can bring us all a sense of comfort: it’s music.
So whether you’re spending your summer by the beach or on your sofa, treat yourself by indulging in summer 2020’s best new songs. But with artists releasing songs at a fast and furious pace under lockdown, it can be hard to keep up, so we created the ultimate playlist for your post-lockdown summer.
Press play and get your summer party started. You deserve it.
Gunna – Dollaz On My Head (feat. Young Thug)
Gunna’s latest album release ‘Wunna’ is literally perfect for summer. Young Thug deserves a special mention too.
Bad Bunny – Como Se Siente Remix
Honestly, is there anything better than slow reggaeton beats?
Future – Life is Good (feat. Drake)
Future’s natural melancholy has become the most trusted voice of a generation. We’ve got his new album on repeat.
Lous and The Yakuza – Solo
Led by her majestic vocals, rising Belgian singer Lous and the Yakuza is building an anthem for black resilience.
Octavian – Poison (feat. Take A Daytrip, Obongjayar, Santi)
This is what happens when London and Lagos collide—magic.
Doja Cat – Like That (Official Video) ft. Gucci Mane
Doja Cat is still the reigning queen of TikTok – look out for this track on the app soon.
Hamza – Netflix
The versatile Moroccan-Belgian rapper is back with a drill hit that you’re guaranteed to have on repeat.
Tems – These Days
If you’re nostalgic for the Erykah Badu and Destiny’s Child era then look no further. Nigerian singer Tems is the woman you need in your life.
Rosalia x Travis Scott – TKN
Just ‘cause flamenco rap is the best crossover ever.
Aminé – Riri
The funkiest ode to Rihanna.