100 songs for the 2010s: Chief Keef feat. Lil Reese, ‘I Don’t Like’ #17

Hello! And we have made it to #17 even though we are behind schedule! Not all is lost yet, I think I will be able to catch up with the original plan throughout this week because I am done with university for 5 weeks (not counting the fact that I have to submit a portfolio … Continue reading 100 songs for the 2010s: Chief Keef feat. Lil Reese, ‘I Don’t Like’ #17

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100 songs for the 2010s: Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Call Me Maybe’ #16

Hello! And welcome to #16. While the past handful of entries from the later years of the 2010s, we are now smack-back in the first half of it with Carly Rae Jepsen and 'Call Me Maybe'. I don't think there is a person alive on this planet that hasn't heard this song. For at least … Continue reading 100 songs for the 2010s: Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Call Me Maybe’ #16

100 songs for the 2010s: Cardi B’s ‘Bodak Yellow’ #15

Hello! To finish off day 5, at #15 we have - Cardi B's 'Bodak Yellow'. Another song kinda overshadowed by the social media antics of the artist behind it. And it's a shame because even for a person that is not particularly into Cardi B's type of rap, I could see myself bopping to this … Continue reading 100 songs for the 2010s: Cardi B’s ‘Bodak Yellow’ #15

100 songs for the 2010s: Camila Cabello feat. Young Thug’s ‘Havana’ #14

Hello! And welcome to #14 entry - Camila Cabello feat. Young Thug's 'Havana' - a song that you have certainly had stuck in your head at some point or another. Not an instant hit upon release but a song with staying power, 'Havana' presents a trend already covered at #8 - Latin American influenced music's impact … Continue reading 100 songs for the 2010s: Camila Cabello feat. Young Thug’s ‘Havana’ #14

100 songs for the 2010s: Brandi Carlile’s ‘The Joke’ #12

Hello! To finish off today with #12, we have a song that I have heard numerous times without really realizing and picking up on it - Brandi Carlile's 'The Joke'. Representing those marginalized by society, who struggle with fitting in and being loved for who they are, 'The Joke' cuts you deep, both lyrically and … Continue reading 100 songs for the 2010s: Brandi Carlile’s ‘The Joke’ #12

100 songs for the 2010s: Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ #10

Hello! And welcome to #10 entry of the project. I'm honestly surprised to have made 1/10 way there. How nice that to celebrate this achievement we are discussing one of my personal favourites of the decade - Billie Eilish's 'Bad Guy'. The world was first introduced to Billie Eilish in 2015/16 but didn't really take … Continue reading 100 songs for the 2010s: Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ #10

100 songs for the 2010s: Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ #9

Hello! And welcome to #9 entry of the project! As hinted in the ending of #8, the ninth song of the list is the anthem of modern female empowerment - specifically the empowerment of women of colour. It's Beyoncé's 'Formation'. Truthfully speaking, I feel hesitant to speak about Beyonce and her music as I am … Continue reading 100 songs for the 2010s: Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ #9

100 songs for the 2010s: Becky G & Natti Natsha’s ‘Sin Pijama’ #8

Hello! We are already on #8. Struggling but going strong. We are discussing Becky G & Natti Natsha's 'Sin Pijama'. Another recent entry into the list (released in 2018), 'Sin Pijama' showcases another change in the popular music of the last decade (in addition to the genre-defying changes of #7). Sung entirely in Spanish, 'Sin … Continue reading 100 songs for the 2010s: Becky G & Natti Natsha’s ‘Sin Pijama’ #8