The rap playlist you should listen to this summer


Get ready to soundtrack your summer with some serious bangers. We’ve got a feeling Summer ’19 is going to be a big one, so it’s time to update your rap playlists with the hottest songs this year.

Your favorite artists are delivering the perfect tracks to the summer months, including bangers from Drake, Cardi B, A$AP Rocky and more.

So wherever you’re going for your vacation, we got you covered.

Pick It Up – Famous Dex ft. A$AP Rocky

Famous Dex didn’t want this song in the beginning until he heard A$AP Rocky in on it and now it’s a hit.

Gucci Gang – Lil Pump

According to Lil Pump, he says “Gucci Gang” a total of 53 times throughout the song.

God’s Plan – Drake

Drake has done it again! This is a feel-good song that has got everyone bobbing their heads.


Due to unfortunate events, X is no longer with us. Following his passing, the song jumped from #52 to #1 on the chart.

Psycho – Post Malone

Following from the success of “Rockstar,” Post Malone created another epic new song.

All Mine – Kanye West

Opening with church-like organ music, “All Mine” ironically talks about infidelity.

Nice For What – Drake

Drake is not going anywhere this summer, “Nice For What” is just an appetizer of his 2018 takeover!

APESHIT – The Carters

Literally after the drop, Beyoncé and Jay-Z has gotten everyone going APESHIT.

It’s A Vibe – 2 Chainz, Ty Dolla $ign, Jhené Aiko

This song is definitely a vibe, especially with the collaboration of the three biggest names in R&B.

Caroline – Aminé

“I wrote this song with the intentions of hopefully making a modern day “Billie Jean.” Caroline representsthe handful of women I’ve met in my life that I would put genuine effort in.”

Plug Walk – Rich The Kid

Despite the early release of the song, expect “Plug Walk” to be a huge song this summer!

I Like It – Cardi B

Cardi B channels her Latin roots with this salsa-infused bop that will have you dancing all summer long.

Winaloto – Tommy Cash

“Winaloto” is Estonian/Russian rapper Tommy Cash’s bizarre take on the genre he calls “Post-Soviet Rap”. The song has made waves on the internet not only because of the style but also the surreal music video that accompanies with it.

All the Stars - Kendrick Lamar, SZA

Not only were we excited for this single for the Black Panther movie, but also to hear Kendrick chill rap.

All Girls Are The Same – Juice WRLD

Juice Wrld’s “All Girls Are the Same” contradicts the rap stereotype of artists winning all the women with avulnerable song.

I just want real love, guess it’s been a minute
Pissed off from the way that I don’t fit in, I don’t fit in
Tell me what’s the secret to love, I don’t get it

Lemon – N.E.R.D, Rihanna, Drake

Fun Fact: The sample of the man yelling “wait a minute” is from former United States Senator, Arlen Specter, at a 2009 Pennsylvania town hall meeting.

This Is America – Childish Gambino

Childish Gambino definitely knows how to break the internet and give everyone a good wake up call. If you haven’t seen his music video yet, do so and you will understand why.

Bank Account – 21 Savage

Just like the name, 21 Savage literally raps about his wealth.

I got 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8 M’s in my bank account, yeah (on God)
In my bank account, yeah (on God)

Feel the Love – Kanye West, Kid Cudi, Pusha T

This is the opening song to Kanye’s and Kid Cudi’s first collaborative album and it is absolutely wonderful.

Chun-Li – Nicki Minaj

Can’t leave Nicki Minaj out the list! Her lead single for her upcoming studio album will have you non stop rapping along. And just as usual, her visuals are just on point.

Guatemala – Swae Lee

Swae Lee followed up the success of “Unforgettable” with another summer-themed hit “Guatemala.”

Praise The Lord – A$AP Rocky

With an interview with Complex Rocky says

“It takes me back in a place, my childhood or past life that can’t even explain. It’s nostalgic.”