History & Now, Music

20 songs that defined 2020

words by: Kai Acevedo
Dec 31, 2020

2020 has definitely been a year to be remembered. Luckily, good music is a part of why it’ll be hard to forget. It was a breakthrough year for rising stars like Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Pop Smoke and Doja Cat, while Lil Uzi Vert, DaBaby and Lil Baby further established themselves as the hottest rappers in the game. Veterans like The Weeknd, Drake and Future continued their respective reigns. And these 20 songs helped define 2020.


“Life Is Good” — Future featuring Drake


“Blinding Lights” — The Weeknd


“Rockstar” — DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch 


“Say So” — Doja Cat featuring Nicki Minaj 


“Toosie Slide” — Drake 


“The Box” — Roddy Ricch


“Savage” (Remix) — Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyonce


“WAP” — Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion


“WHATS POPPIN” — Jack Harlow 


“The Bigger Picture” — Lil Baby 


“Tap In” — Saweetie 


“B.S.” — Jhené Aiko featuring H.E.R.


“Mood” — 24kGoldn featuring iann dior


“Do It” — Chloe x Halle 


“Lemonade” — Internet Money featuring Nav, Gunna and Don Toliver  


“Said Sum” — Money baggg 


“For The Night” — Pop Smoke featuring DaBaby and Lil Baby


“Go Crazy” — Chris Brown and Young Thug 


“Laugh Now Cry Later”— Drake featuring Lil Durk 


Photo via Lil Baby