Song of the Day #5,404: ‘Creepin” – Metro Boomin, The Weeknd & 21 Savage

‘Creepin’,’ from Metro Boomin’s 2022 album Heroes & Villains, sits at #5 on this week’s Billboard Hot 100, down from its peak at #3. This is the song’s 17th week on the chart.

‘Creepin” features The Weeknd on lead vocals and a rap break by 21 Savage. This is a remake of the 2004 song ‘I Don’t Wanna Know‘ by Mario Winans, which featured P. Diddy. Winans shows up on the bridge of this version and Diddy performs on a recent remix, so it’s nice to see Metro Boomin giving some love to the song’s originators.

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Song of the Day #5,289: ‘3AM on Glenwood’ – Drake & 21 Savage

Guest blogger Daniel continues his countdown of the year’s top albums…

Best Albums of 2022 – #4
Her Loss – Drake & 21 Savage

To put it in the simplest, most rudimentary terms of my generation: this album slaps.

More than any of the other album on this list, my personal feelings on this record are most certainly influenced by the social components associated with it. This is par for the course with Drake who indisputably is one of the biggest hitmakers of our generation. If you’ve gone to any club, bar, or restaurant in the past 10 years odds are you’ve heard a Drake song. He enters the rare territory shared by Taylor Swift where love him or hate him you know him at least casually and have some opinion on his music.

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Song of the Day #5,138: ‘Jimmy Cooks’ – Drake feat. 21 Savage

Glass Animals owns the #7 spot of the Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Heat Waves,’ a song that hasn’t left the chart for 78 weeks, nearly six months longer than any other track. Propelled by TikTok, this song made it to #1 after 59 weeks on the chart — a record — and keeps hanging around.

At #8, we have our second appearance of Drake, this time in collaboration with London-born rapper 21 Savage. ‘Jimmy Cooks’ has been on the chart for six weeks, after debuting at #1.

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Song of the Day #3,447: ‘Rockstar’ – Post Malone feat. 21 Savage

After two weeks spent on what my kids are listening to, it’s time for one last 2017 installment of ‘What the Kids are Listening To’ — featuring the songs currently at the top of Billboard’s Hot 100.

In the top spot is ‘Rockstar’ by rapper Post Malone (featuring 21 Savage). This track has occupied #1 for eight straight weeks, the longest span for any hip-hop song this year.

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