But after years of watching other cities, from Los Angeles to Atlanta, leave their respective marks on the sound it created, New York is showing it never lost its Yankee-hat swagger—often by looking to other regions for inspiration just as much as its own hard-edged boom-bap traditions. A and birthed a rowdy Brooklyn scene that continues to bubble even after the death of breakout star Pop Smoke. Check out this playlist featuring the latest wave of hip-hop artists from New York and the whole tristate area hi, New Jersey. Our editors regularly update this—if you hear something you like, add it to your library.
2. ‘New York, New York (It’s a Wonderful Town)’ – Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Jules Munshin
NYC Parks is making important service changes. Find out more about our additional safety precautions, program cancellations, and potential closures before you head to a park or recreation center. For more information, please visit our Service Announcements page. Listen to In Bloom on Spotify. New York City is home to an abundance of wild animals that share our city's parks, forests, streets, and backyards. In this playlist, we've selected songs inspired by many of the creatures that call New York City their home! Listen to Wild Wildlife on Spotify.
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Jennifer Lopez?!?! So cue up your own New York playlist in the comments. The fall could be just around that corner he used to work. As harmonic and jubilant as any Beach Boys surf classic, this is a three-chord summertime anthem for bored kids left with nothing but fire hydrants and public pools. And no matter what the plot, this melancholy classic fits your private soundtrack, isolating that urban phenomenon of romantic isolation.
Culture Trip stands with Black Lives Matter. Ever been hopelessly in love and taken a ride on the New York subway? Holiday captures the feeling of relief and romance in New York City right as the air turns crisp. Because New York is such a transient city in a state of constant evolution, many neighborhoods become memory graveyards. This song captures that sense of loss and longing, especially when a best friend leaves in search of a new place to call home. In New York City, you never are. Her rap scathingly but hilariously spotlights characters in Bushwick, the East Village, Long Island City, the Bronx and more, detailing the wild characters of the city that we all know and love or hate. He raps how he would post up at Canal among the tightly packed stands selling chains and bootleg designer bags and watches. Then came arrests, fame, wealth, bling….