If you saw me walking through town with my earbuds in, and you were to pull one out, you might be surprised to hear what I’m vibing to. It’s not country, rock, indie, alternative, or pop.
Most days, with few exceptions, I’m listening to hip-hop, rap, and R&B: A$AP Rocky, Drake, Frank Ocean, Future, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Kevin Gates, Miguel, Nicki Minaj, Rae Sremmurd, Remy Ma, and Ty Dolla $ign. My
My most-listened-to playlists include “Cruise Control,” an Apple “collection of slick modern-day R&B;” “Simmer Down,” which includes songs from “the tranquil side of the hip-hop world;” “Switching Lanes,” a list of “trap-inspired anthems;” and “Training Day, Vol. 2,” a mix of “unrelenting rap jams.”