It is quite common knowledge across all genres that music is created, performed, and listened to to invoke emotions in those involved. Listeners can tie emotions to an artist or a certain song because of the lyrical value, the background story of the performer, or the tone that the song presents. Often times, a listener will tie a memory to an artist or song, and consequently associate the same emotions from the memory with the song. Emotions due to music can be caused by several factors, but three stand out with bold letters compared to other possible variables.
Complex, the pop culture and music media outlet, recently released their top 50 albums of 2018, and it caused quite an uproar in music fans across all genres. I will definitely admit, I am very biased to hip-hop music and the like, so my top 10 results might be a tad skewed, but valid nonetheless! Hopefully, this list can correct a few of the errors found on the original list.
I've recently discovered that I have a similar music preference as most, but for some reason I still have a knack for finding the buried, emotion striking tunes that are scattered across music platforms. I put together a playlist of my most recent discoveries. :) The Spotify link to the playlist can be found at the bottom of the article.
There is a slim section of artists that can produce the ultimate summer banger. I reviewed this year's releases and compiled a top five to capture your summer mood...