There is truly nothing worse than being handed the AUX cord and not knowing what to do with it. In that moment, the spotlight is on you. You, the chosen one, has the opportunity to completely amp up the mood and get people in their feels.
For me, this is the moment in which I thrive the most and I am going to make sure that anyone that reads this article does to.
Now without further ado, here are 10 songs that will for sure boost your summer music cred.
1. "Truth Hurts" by Lizzo
If you haven't heard this one yet, I am sorry. This up and coming artist paved her way in the music world by introducing one of the most catchy girl anthems I have heard in a while. If you ever need a little reminder that you're a bad b*tch, listen to this song. The catchy beat and independent lyrics won't let you down.
2. "The London (feat. J Cole & Travis Scott)" by Young Thug
If you want a song that pleases absolutely everyone, this is your go-to. Three of the biggest names of rap music in one song- it does not get much better. With a vibey beat and catchy chorus, you will be singing this song in no time.
3. "I Don't Care" by Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber
I'll tell you what, I do care about this song. After quite some time without music from Bieber or Sheeran, they have come back to bless us once again. Please don't go ghost on us again boys, we missed you.
4. "You Little Beauty" by Fisher
Now this one is for my house people. Whether you like him for his insane personality or the electric beats he produces, Fisher is one of a kind. With his new single "You Little Beauty," you will be bopping your head and waving your hands the entire time.
5. "Electric Feel" by MGMT
An oldie, but a goodie. I don't know about you, but this song makes me wanna drive down the coast with my windows down, blasting the music. You can't beat alternative songs in the summer and this one is at the top of my playlist.
6. "GRoCERIES" by Chance the Rapper
Chance. Is. Back. That's all I need to say.
7. "Whatever You Need" by Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj
Who doesn't love a good throwback to get them amped? You can't forget the Nicki/Meek era for many reasons, but one of the main ones being the unreal collaborations we got out of it. "Whatever You Need" will always be one to remember, so don't forget to keep it in your mind this summer.
8. "Jungle" by Tash Sultana
If you love the sound of guitar, this is the song for you. Being over five minutes, this song shows the musical talent within Tash Sultana. With guitar solos sprinkled so effortless throughout and the uniqueness of her voice, you are able to teleport into a musical phenomenon with this song.
9. "Baila Baila Baila (Remix)" by Ozuna, Daddy Yankee, & J Balvin
The song literally means "Dance Dance Dance," which automatically means it's going to be a crowd pleaser. And, come on, it's summer, you can't not listen to a little Spanish music.
10. "Undrunk" by Fletcher
Representing an artist from my very own hometown, this one is constantly blasting in my car. Fletcher is the new artist to look out for, and she's making her way up the charts quickly with this banger. It is the perfect song to belt out after a night of bad decisions and calls to your ex.
I have now blessed you all with 10 songs that will make even the biggest of music snobs get in the mood. Use them wisely.