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Famous, Cheap Thrills and Other Fun Songs for Home and Travel

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AWOPBAMBOOM Vol. 67: Music For Travel People

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From Famous to Cheap Thrills here’s what’s orbiting our musical universe.

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Kanye West, “Famous”

Should we have expected anything less from hip-hop’s most eccentric artist?

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The Chainsmokers ft. Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down”

Alex Taggart and Alex Pall are the duo behind The Chainsmokers. The two jumped onto the scene in 2014 with the release of “#Selfie.” Grace Tandon on the other hand is a 17-year-old teen from Pennsylvania who’s already got an EP titled after, well, her stage name, Daya.

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Sia ft. Sean Paul, “Cheap Thrills”

Contrary to the cinematography, this track is actually a modern day giant that’s streaming globally at over 338 million views.

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Kent Jones, “Don’t Mind”

This time last year Kent Jones was living in a recording studio owned by two hip-hop icons, Cool & Dre, who embraced Jones’ potential. Now Jones and his chart-topping track “Don’t Mind” are world famous.

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Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.”

Brian Kelly and Tyler Hubbard united to form this musical tandem in 2010. Hubbard is from Georgia; Kelly, from Florida.

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Zara Larsson & MNEK, “Never Forget You”

MNEK is a talented music producer who’s worked with superstar musicians like Beyoncé and Madonna. His prowess comes at the ripe age of 21.

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Doomtree, “Spill Me Up”

P.O.S. is one of the seven rap members of Doomtree, a band that’s no stranger to NewsWhistle. Here’s our review of the band’s 2015 release All Hands.

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Lead-In Image: “Lisbon, Portugal – May 22, 2016: Street musician is playing on his flamenco guitar with the National Pantheon in the background.” Courtesy of Adam Zoltan / Shutterstock.com

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Joey Fernandez is a music writer from New York’s strongest island. Drop him a line at joey@newswhistle.com or send him a Tweet (@SenorJoseRafael).