25 Early 2000s Rock Songs That Still Rock Hard

25 Early 2000s Rock Songs That Still rock Hard

Because good music never gets old!


If you know me, you know I'm a throwback queen. I have more old than new music on my phone and that will probably never change. So today I'm sharing a few of my favorites:

1. "Hey Girl" by Dashboard Confessional (2003)

"Go on, go on, your cruel intentions
Won't solve your problems..."

2. "Keeper" by Yellowcard (2007)

Don't get me wrong, I love "Ocean Avenue", but I think "Keeper" is underrated and needs more attention.

3. "On Top Of the World" by Boys Like Girls (2006)

I got to hear this one live at their 10th anniversary tour a couple years ago. It's nearly impossible to pick my favorite song off this album, though.

4. "I Put the 'Metro' In Metronome" by Cute Is What We Aim For (2006)

"Style doesn't matter when you're on your back
Just remember that fact, just remember that."

5. "The Mixed Tape" by Jack's Mannequin (2005)

Featured on "One Tree Hill", along with "Dark Blue"

6. "Hear You Me" by Jimmy Eat World (2001)

Another pick from OTH. If you don't think of Jake leaving Peyton whenever you hear this song, you're lying.

7. "Watch You Fall" by One True Thing (2004)

Another band I had such a hard time picking just one song from.

8. "I Think About You Every Day" by A Rocket to the Moon (2007)

Okay, not exactly a rock song, but still a great song.

9. "I'd Do Anything" by Simple Plan (2002)

Fun fact, I actually first heard the Kidz Bop version of this growing up.

10. "Sugar, We're Goin' Down" by Fall Out Boy (2005)

I had to include one obvious one. If you were an emo kid in the mid-to-late 00's, did you lean more towards FOB, Panic!, or MCR?

11. "Dig" by Incubus (2006)

I still remember listening to this in seventh grade and making up a music video in my head featuring me and my crush.

12. "It's Not Your Fault" by New Found Glory (2006)

"It's not your fault, so please stop your crying now."

13. "Summer Fades to Fall" by Faber Drive (2007)

While it's not the end of summer yet, this is still a great summer jam.

14. "I Want to Hear You Sad" by The Early November (2005)

"For all of this, I'm better off without you."

15. "That's What You Get" by Paramore (2007)

Arguably the most iconic Paramore album, and my favorite song from it.

16. "My Paper Heart" by The All-American Rejects (2003)

"Please just don't play with me,

My paper heart will bleed."

17. "Ride" by The Cary Brothers (2007)

Okay, I swear I'll stop using songs that were featured in OTH, it's not my fault whoever did their soundtracks was good at their job.

18. "Holly (Would You Turn Me On?)" by All Time Low (2007)

"Too much of you is never enough."

19. "Nine in the Afternoon" by Panic! At The Disco (2008)

I leaned more towards FOB in the mid 2000's, but later on I was definitely more for Panic!, and this song goes hard no matter what year it is.

20. "Victims of Love" by Good Charlotte (2007)

"Everybody's hurt somebody before,

Everybody's been warned by somebody before

You can change but you'll always come back for more."

21. "Who I Am Hates Who I've Been" by Relient K (2004)

I could honestly listen to Matt Thiessen's voice forever.

22. "Boys of Summer" (covered) by The Ataris (2003)

Don't get me wrong, I love the original version of this song, but this is such a good cover!

23. "High School Never Ends" by Bowling For Soup (2006)

A funny song that you can't resist singing along to.

24. "SING" by My Chemical Romance (2010)

Okay, this one's 2010, but it's a great song nonetheless.

25. "This Is Your Life" by Switchfoot (2004)

"This is your life, are you who you want to be?"

Well, those are my picks. It was tough to narrow it down, but I hope this post was able to curb your throwback cravings. Or maybe make you want to listen to more throwbacks. Either way, enjoy some classic tunes!

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10 Rappers Whose Lyrics Will Take Your Instagram Captions To The Next Level

Make your life easy by choosing a caption that's already been written for you.


Finding the perfect caption for you Instagram post is something everyone struggles with. On the contrary, the best rappers in the industry right now seem to have no problem with it. Whether it be Cardi B or Kanye West, you can always count on fire captions. Taken from the rappers themselves, here are the best rap lyrics for Instagram captions.

1. Travis Scott

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  • "It's summertime, why they tryna throw shade?"
  • "Rollin' rollin' rollin' got me stargazin'"
  • "I got 'em stage diving out the nosebleeds"
  • "Anything can happen at the night show"
  • "This right here is astronomical"
  • "Valet park when I pull up in the ride"
  • "Pick up the phone, baby, I know you're home, baby"
  • "Oh my, what a wonderful time"
  • "She said 'where we goin?' I said 'the moon'"
  • "I been up sleepless late nights"
  • 2. Migos

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    • "Walk it like I talk it"
    • "In the kitchen wrist moving like a stir fry"
    • "Put my mind on it, put my grind on it"
    • "We live like sopranos"
    • "Diamonds on my wrist stay drippin"
    • "Addin' up checks, no minus"
    • "I can buy that car, I know that you can't"
    • "No human being, I'm immortal"
    • "Walk in the buildin', they start applaudin'"
    • "Versace, Versace, Versace, Versace"

    3. Cardi B

    Cardi B be careful

    • "I like texts from my exes when they want a second chance"
    • "I went from dollar bills, now poppin' rubber bands"
    • "Why would I hop in some beef? When I could just hop in the Porsche"
    • "You know where I'm at, you know where I be"
    • "These expensive, these is red bottoms"
    • "I don't dance now, I make money moves"
    • "It's not a threat it's a warning, be careful with me"
    • "Poured out my whole heart to a piece of sh*t"
    • "Karma for you is gon' be who you end up with"

    4. Drake


    • "This a Rollie, not a stopwatch, sh*t don't ever stop"
    • "I only love my bed and my mama I'm sorry"
    • "I get it how I live it, I live it how I get it"
    • "No new friends"
    • "Drinking every night because we drink to my accomplishments"
    • "This sh*t got me in my feelings"
    • "With your phone out, gotta hit them angles"
    • "My ex asked me, 'Where you movin'?' I said, 'On to better things'"
    • "My team good, we don't really need a mascot"
    • "Got new money, got new problems, got new enemies"

    5. Nicki Minaj

    Nicki Minaj


    • "Imma keep it moving, be classy and graceful"
    • "In my kingdom, with my Timbs on"
    • "Uh, yo, watch your man, then you should watch your mouth"
    • "At least you took an L off your bucket list"
    • "Defend my honor, protect my pride"
    • "But to live doesn't mean you're alive"
    • "She just mad 'cause he never bought her ice like me"
    • "I fly with the stars in the skies"
    • "They paintin' me out to be the bad guy"
    • "All these b*tches is my sons"

    6. Mac Miller

    Mac Miller

    • "My regrets look just like a text I shouldn't send"
    • "Driving with my eyes close, missing all the signs"
    • "I'm a monster with the heart of a lion, divide and conquer"
    • "I got a bone to pick like roses"
    • "I'll do anything for a way out of my head"
    • "Your love is not too kind to me"
    • "Yeah, I got a bad attitude"
    • "No matter where life takes me, find me with a smile"
    • "Imma give you what you came for"
    • "I don't know 'bout you, but me, I'm important, I'm so gorgeous"

    7. A$AP Rocky 

    A$AP Rocky

    • "Same shit, different day"
    • "I got three phones: business, conversation, and relation"
    • "What the face say to the fist?"
    • "I look for ways to say 'I love you', but I ain't into makin' love songs"
    • "Paranoia got me losing all my z's"
    • "Make no mistakes, it's all a leap of faith for love"
    • "She ain't a stranger to the city life"
    • "Can't forget that I'm golden, can't forget where I'm going"
    • "Riding by the rules, I'll abide by it soon"
    • "Ain't a killer so don't kill the vibe"

    8. Kanye West

    Kanye West

    • "Yeah u so mother thick"
    • "Ball so hard, let's get faded"
    • "That sh*t cray"
    • "I'm tripping off the power"
    • "All of my kindness, is taken for weakness"
    • "I'm lookin' for the one have you seen her?"
    • "Don't let me get in my zone"
    • "Let's get lost tonight"
    • "Sun don't shine in the shade, bird can't fly in a cage"
    • "Reach for the stars so if you fall you land on a cloud"
    • "No you're not perfect but you're not your mistakes"

    9. A$AP Ferg

    A$AP Ferg


    • "Gucci down to the socks"
    • "My jewelry glistening why I'm always chilly"
    • "I'm a one night savage"
    • "Put in work, put 'em in the dirt"
    • "Fergy be mobbin' all day"
    • "Ferg is the name"
    • "I'm on a new level"
    • "Don't pray for me pray for the weak"
    • "I was only 8 years old, watching Nick at Nite"
    • "I was fly like a bird"

    10. Lil Wayne 

    Lil Wayne

    • "Real G's move in silence like lasagna"
    • "I speak the truth but I guess that's a foreign language to y'all"
    • "Okay you're a goon, but what's a goon to a goblin?"
    • "I got some weight on my shoulders, to me it's like feathers"
    • "I am more animal than the zoo allow"
    • "Money talks, bullsh*t walks"
    • "Every night's a long night, every day's a holiday"
    • "I'm a cool cat, but I'm on life nine"
    • "Haters can't see me, nose bleed seats"

    No matter what the occasion, it's always good to have creative Instagram captions on hand. Nobody knows how to make clever captions than rappers themselves. Whether you need creative caption for throwing shade at someone, or you have used only emojis for your past 5 Instagram pictures, rap lyrics make the perfect caption.

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    11 Amazing Indie Artists For Your Summer Soundtrack

    Don't let me stop you from listening to mainstream, summery pop, but also take the time to consider these AMAZING music artists.


    The summer is often times full of sunshine and long car rides, both of which need a good soundtrack. Even if you're spending the whole summer working a part-time job you probably hate, you need a soundtrack. Music is the icing on top of the cake that is summer, and the following is a list of some damn good icing.

    So, buckle in and listen because these indie artists are about to play in the background of your entire summer. There's no need for that pop radio anymore.

    1. Daughter

    2. Liza Anne

    3. The Milk Carton Kids

    4. Margot & The Nuclear So and So's

    5. Hippo Campus

    6. The National

    7. Aquilo

    8. Amber Run

    9. Oh Wonder

    10. Billie Marten

    11. James Vincent McMorrow

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