Just the mention of certain artists (hello, Teddy P), invoke slow jamming and romantic nights with a love interest. But the amazing power of music is that it can heighten or change any mood. On of the simplest ways to set the tone of any event, moment, or evening is to choose the music.
Yolanda Adams’ “In the Midst of it All” and Donnie McClurklin’s “We Fall Down” have been known to inspire a praise session on the worst days. Jill Scott’s “Blessed” and Ledisi’s “Bravo” can help you change your perspective with just one rotation. And prepping for a night out with the girls, can give you the “this-is-better-than-the-club feeling with the right combination of anthems and throwback jams.
Dealing with heartbreak? You can either throw on the tear-jerking tracks that remind you of your past love, the super angry all men are dogs and we’re better without them songs, or you can rap along with and imitate your favorite MC who loves them and leaves them.
With all the highs and lows, anthems, and party-starters, we’re wondering what you listen to and when.
What songs do you go to for a quick pick-me-up?
What’s the best album to create the ideal ambiance for a romantic dinner?
What song will get you through that last .5 miles?
Which artists always get you through that last stretch during finals week?