Artists You’ll Dig

by Isabele Riser

As the days start to hit oven temperatures of 90+ºF and sunburns and jean shorts become more popular topics of conversation than cropped turtlenecks and ski tans, the playlists you’re jamming to have to make the switch from rainy day comfortable tunes to sunny up and up jams fit for playing catch in the sun and lazing around in the shade. So here’s some oldies, some goodies, some newbies, and some heebie jeebies too…

Note: If a song has an (E) next to the title, this song has been marked as explicit.

For your sunburn-inducing volleyball montage at the beach:

Heebie-jeebies – Aminé ft. Kehlani (E)

Break On Through – The Doors

Sunkissed – theMIND (E)

I’m The One – DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber (E)

Slide – Calvin Harris and Frank Ocean

Run Up – Major Lazer, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Nicki Minaj (E)

Despacito – Luis Fonsi ft. Justin Bieber

Misirlou (Single Version) – Dick Dale and his Del-Tones

For being lazy in the shade and getting hives from the chemicals in the grass:

Humanity (Love the Way It Should Be) – John Legend and The Roots

Redbone – Childish Gambino (E)

Love Galore – SZA ft. Travis Scott (E)

Without You – Oh Wonder

Passionfruit – Drake (E)

For cowering inside with a book and saving your porcelain skin from UV rays and maybe dancing around your house:

Adrift – Jack Johnson

LFTM – Felly (E)

Escape (The Piña Colada Song) – Rupert Holmes

True Care – James Vincent McMorrow

Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon – Urge Overkill

For scenic drives at sunset in your bright yellow slug bug convertible:

Saved – Khalid

Westside Bound – Saba (E)

Swim Good – Frank Ocean (E)

Telegraph Ave. (Oakland) – Childish Gambino

Family – Blended Babies, Chance The Rapper, Vic Mensa (E)

Ms. Communication – Da-P and theMIND feat. Sun (E)

Heavenly Father – Isaiah Rashad (E)

Wish I Knew You – Revivalists

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