Just in time for the official start of summer, we have put together a list of hip hop tracks that you will want to hear while poolside, beach-side, or passenger-side. Whether you plan on soaking up rays on the beach or having a rooftop BBQ party, this summer hip-hop playlist will set the mood for you and your guests. We all know that behind some of our fondest summer memories is music. So don’t miss out on these tracks and start creating an unforgettable summer that will leave you with the best moments and memories.
1.) K Camp – 1 Hunnid Ft Fetty Wap
2.) DJ Blaze Truffle Butter- Ft Drake & Lil Wayne
3.) Big Sean I Don’t Fuck With You (Ft. E-40) (Prod. DJ Mustard & Kanye West/ Co-Prod. DJ Dahi & Key Wane)
4.) Wiz Khalifa- Good For Us
5.) Remy Boyz- My Way RMX Ft Drake
6.) The Weeknd- Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)
7.) Wiz Khalifa- No Permission
8.) Major Lazer- Night Riders Ft Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Pusha T and Mad Cobra
9.) Flo Rida- GDFR Ft Sage the Gemini & Lookas REMIX
10.) Casey Veggies- Tied Up Ft Def Loaf
In the concrete jungle it’s always a little more difficult to find the sprawling green lawn that you find endlessly in the suburbs. New York City has an assortment of lovely rooftop bars where you can spend a beautiful summer day with the feeling that you are in your own backyard. From Midtown to SoHo to the West Village, there is no shortage of big apple views that gives you the ability to breathe fresh air with a refreshing cocktail in hand.
Sky Room boasts 360 degree views of Manhattan from one of New York City’s highest rooftop lounges. Sky Room features a nightclub with indoor and outdoor seats, a retractable roof and sweeping city views with the likes of the Empire State Building and the Hudson River. The Attic Rooftop celebrates the bold patterns and relaxed environment of Beverly Hills pool lounges. Meanwhile the penthouse lounge has glass windows that extend from the floor to the ceiling that gives the opportunity to gaze at the beautiful New York skyline. Attic rooftop features large bars on each level, plush seating, and bi-level DJ booths with state of the art sound system.
The Cantina Rooftop located atop Stage 48 offers a modern and chic Mexican theme that features a fully retractable rooftop and an elegant scene. It’s the perfect hot spot to enjoy an assortment of margaritas. The Hudson Terrace is a premiere rooftop bar, nightclub and lounge where you can enjoy a refreshing cocktail while enjoying the sunset descend over the skyline. The Hudson Terrace with its magnificent urban vista, is an unparalleled entertainment destination for the socialites of NYC. Le Bain in the Meatpacking district is like the little black cocktail dress of the rooftop bars. Le Bain outshines many of the surrounding rooftops that features faux grass and a daytime Creperie that turns into a hot party spot at dusk. The skies are sunny and the hot weather is creeping in which can only mean one thing…the season for summer cocktails is upon us. Don’t miss out on these NYC summer boozy spots!
The Electric Daisy Carnival is regarded as one of the world’s leading music festivals. EDC brings together some of the hottest and most talented acts in the electronic music world. We all know the well-known DJs and performers but here is a little look at some of the less known but equally talented up and coming acts. Art Department is a house duo from Toronto featuring Glasgow and Johnny White. They made their debut in 2011 with their single “Without You” which became a hit. They released their latest track “Natural Selection” in 2014.
Don’t miss out on this talented Iranian-American house and techno DJ/producer with the stage name of Dubfire. He has earned recognition for contributing to the Grammy Award-winning electronic duo Deep Dish. In 2006 he decided to embark on a solo career and is known for his innovative sound and bringing in new and fresh elements to create groundbreaking music. Yellowclaw is a unique trio of DJs that are from Amsterdam. They started coming to the attention of the public after they hosted weekly parties at a popular nightclub in Amsterdam. In addition to the nightclub appearances, they were building their presence online as well. They signed with Diplo’s Mad Decent label in 2013 and have been creating hits ever since.
Ame is a house music duo from Germany. They have built up an underground following and released their breakthrough hit, “Rej,” in 2006 and have continued to produce hits in the music world. There are many young DJs and producers that are coming into the electronic music world. One of those is the talented Andrew Rayel who has been referred to as the modern day Mozart. He is from Moldova and is known for his unique trance sound. He studied orchestral music and decided Trance was the way to go for the perfect combination of his music skills and studies.
Tchami is a French DJ and producer that has done remix work for artists like Janet Jackson, AlunaGeorge and A Tribe Called Quest. In 2013 he released his debut, “Promesses,” on Fool’s Gold Records. Don’t forget about the Lithuanian DJ that goes by the stage name Ten Walls. He was trained in classical music which he integrates into his electronic music. His 2014 single, “Walking With Elephants”, became a charting single in the U.K. These are just to name a few DJs/producers, however there are many more acts that you won’t want to miss out on! Music is a universal language that unites people from all over the world so don’t miss out on this awesome electronic music festival.
With much anticipation, the time has finally arrived for the Electric Daisy Carnival to make its unforgettable appearance in New York on May 23rd-24th. The famed kineticCATHEDRAL stage finally makes its long awaited debut to the east coast. The spectacular appearance of the kineticCATHEDRAL stage has wowed DJs and carnival goers with its glowing neon pipe organ bookended by two colossal, 45-foot-tall twin owls. A lot of work goes into the New York structure that takes two full days to build, however it is well worth the wait. In the past, the structure has hosted some of the world’s biggest acts and at the same time represents the endless imagination of how far humans can take their creativity.
Even though kineticCATHEDRAL is the main stage attraction, don’t forget about the equally beautiful and innovative stages that will enhance your experience even more. CircuitGROUNDS will make you feel the energy being released from the speakers as you dance the night away. Don’t forget about cosmicMEADOW where you will enter into a world of bass, trap, D&B and much more. NeonGARDEN is another stage that you will be hearing the hottest house and techno music. Dance your way to all the stages to experience a little taste of each.
EDC is a playground for artists, music lovers, adventures and excitement. EDC isn’t just about the music, it’s an opportunity for people to explore art and see installations that are created through melding metal, glass, fire and lights to exhibit an interactive display that is mind-blowing to the eye. Don’t forget about the performers that travel to the east coast to push the boundaries of your imagination with an array of dancers, aerialists, circus performers and many more. To experience EDC to its fullest, you must ride one of the full-sized carnival rides and see EDC at a different level. Let your spirit run free and enjoy the journey through the music, art and the vivid colors of your surroundings that make your imagination come alive. Explore everything that EDC has to offer and create your own memories and escapades.
Hamptons is the place to see and be seen after the sun goes down. You won’t want to miss out on the Capri located in Southampton, the poolside bathing club comes alive when the DJ starts spinning all day and night. Don’t forget about the Surf Lodge in Montauk that has become an international and much sought-after destination for locals and world travelers with its pristine rooms and scenery. The Hotel Pool is a weekend spot where the partying has been known to carry on until the wee hours of the morning. There are numerous day beds and bottle and food service. Evenings are party central in the Hamptons. 1 Oak Southampton, Sienna Ultra Lounge, Finale East Hampton and Sole East, just to name a few, are places that you will want to keep the night going with VIP parties and celebrity guest appearances. You will be dancing the night away listening to the latest DJs and partying with models, cool kids and moneyed middle agers all blending together for an unforgettable night or nights.
Where should you go when you are hungover? The beach of course! The main beach in East Hampton is the playground for the rich and famous that holds the most beautiful people in the Hamptons. Sagg Beach is where the party starts in the parking lot with coolers filled with endless amounts of beer, Gasolina (drink in a pouch) and snacks. Ocean Road Beach offers daytime partying that leads well past sundown. Gibson beach offers a slice of St. Tropez who wants to show off their barely there bikinis and swimwear. Did I mention that at Gibson Beach you can get away with going topless and not suffer from those hideous tan lines that we all hate…what could be better than that? Want to go incognito after a crazy night of partying? Head to Indian Wells beach where it is low-key and peaceful. We promise that any beach that you decide to venture out to will leave you wanting more the next day!
Craving for something to do during the day that is low key but still involves alcohol? Then you won’t want to miss out on the amazing vineyards in Long Island! Long Island has been referred to as the east coast version of Napa Valley. Long Island hosts over 50 vineyards that has award winning wines both national and international. Clovis Point is relatively new with a small vineyard and an intimate tasting room. Enjoy a couple glasses of wine while jamming to live music. Paumonk has more of a spacious tasting room that is built on top of the barrel cellar that hosts a deck overlooking the vineyards. The Old Field has a quaint tasting room that is located in an old barn that offers an intimate and rustic feel. Other vineyards that are most notable to the locals include Macari, Croteaux Farm Vineyards, Shinn Estate Vineyards and many more. These are just a few examples of vineyards that you won’t want to miss out on a Hampton’s weekend getaway!
Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer especially for New Yorkers because that means the Hamptons “season” has officially begun. The Hamptons is the place to be to see “who’s who.” Home to many celebrities such as Beyonce and Jay Z, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Lopez, P Diddy, Tory Burch and Robert De Niro, to just name a few. You are bound to run into them while making a grocery run or out to dinner at the hottest spots. For many New Yorkers, heading to the Hamptons isn’t just about the beach, it’s about the happening nightlife and social events.
You won’t want to miss out on annual Hampton’s events such as the Founders Day Black Tie Ball, the Greatest Gatsby Party and the 11th Annual Hamptons Happening. The Hamptons Tea Dance is another event you won’t want to miss with DJ Lady Bunny spinning tunes while you enjoy an afternoon of dancing and fun. These events are filled with the hottest of the hottest socialites and plenty of alcohol to go around that will make your days run seamlessly into your nights.
The Hamptons is the place to see and be seen after the sun goes down. Evenings are party central in the Hamptons. Clubs and bars are where you will want to be to keep the night going with VIP parties and celebrity guest appearances. You will be dancing the night away listening to the latest DJs and partying with models, cool kids and moneyed middle agers all blending together for unforgettable nights. Don’t forget about all the crazy daytime parties at sprawling mansion estates. Daytime pool parties are the weekend spots where the partying has been known to carry on until the wee hours of the morning. Lounges during the day are also local hot spots that are much sought-after for New Yorkers and world travelers with their pristine crowd and music. When you want a mini break from all the fabulous partying, head to the beaches to gear up for round two, three and four!
The Hamptons beaches are renowned for their pristine beauty. They are home to tanning, swimming and having a good time. Just picture long wide stretches of beautiful white sand where you can lay out all day enjoying the surf and the weather. Georgica Beach, Apaquogue Road and Lily Pond are just as exquisite with a backdrop of mansions and estates. The perk to these beaches is that they are less crowded; however the Main Beach in East Hampton is preferred by most and is where all the beautiful people gather and socialize.
1.) David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj & Afrojack- Hey Mama
2.) Galantis – Gold Dust (Hook N Sling Remix)
3.) Zedd feat. Selena Gomez- I want you to know (Milo & Otis remix)
4.) Ummet Ozcan, Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike – The Hum (Original Mix)
5.) FTampa- That Drop
6.) David Guetta & Morten- What I did for Love feat. Emeli Sande
7.) Jakko, Steerner vs. Klauss & Turino feat. Paul Aiden – Lighthouse
8.) Alesso- Cool (A-Trak Remix)
9.) Kygo ft. Contrand- Firestone
10.) Major Lazer & DJ Snake- Lean on (Feat. MO)
On Thursday night, April 23rd, superstar Trance DJ and Producer, Ferry Corsten, hits one of New York City’s hottest EDM nightclubs, LAVO NYC – located on 39 E 58th Street. Dominating the Trance scene for over 20 years, Ferry Corsten is expected to put on a legendary set this Thursday night at LAVO NY. Check out his latest single, “Back to Paradise,” from his forthcoming Hello World EP (part 1):
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Jenaux, a New York City-based producer, releases a massive remix of Vinyl Theatre’s ‘Breaking Up My Bones’ track. The 23 year old has been composing, producing and performing electronic dance music for the past six years. This new remix features his uplifting style and melodic synths that will take you on a musical journey through. Take a seat and press play… let the track guide you through the rest.
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