Playlist: Is Valentine’s Day Still Happening In A Pandemic?

photo cred: @bchee

– blkcory

So a few weeks have passed and we’re still in a pandemic… but even if we weren’t, where I’m from, it’s -40°C outside right now. Nobody’s outside fam and because nobody’s outside, I had time to make another playlist. Last week’s post was lil heavy so to lighten the mood a bit, I thought I’d make a playlist for something that people love to debate in February. Valentine’s Day. I bet you thought I was going to bring up something controversial here. Nah fam, whether you debate celebrating it or not, you end up talking about it every year.

With Valentine’s Day, we always think of the same “holiday” songs, the same love ballads and the same synchronized dances done by R&B groups to showcase love. Although those songs are great, I wanted to put together what I think mixes of a bunch of dope b-side love songs with a few bangers that I couldn’t leave out. Here are some songs to enjoy with someone or alone to get you in that “not a holiday, holiday spirit”. Give it a listen and let me know what you think in our comments on IG at: @day.four.

Similar to the last playlist, I put some time in to try and create a flow with everything. So it’s something you can play through in its original song order (or on shuffle). The playlist is still only on Spotify but, like last time, there’s another list of all the songs with links to iTunes below, following the Spotify playlist.

Is Valentine’s Day Still Happening In A Pandemic Tracklist (Apple Music song links):

Sure Thing – Miguel
Getting Old – 6LACK
True Love – Wizkid feat. Tay Iwar & Projexx
The Ways – Khalid & Swae Lee
CPR – Summer Walker
While We’re Young – Jhené Aiko
Superstar – Usher
Lady – D’Angelo
Strictly Reserved for You – Charles Bradley
Coming Home – Leon Bridges
Love On The Brain – Rihanna
Take Me Where Your Heart Is – Q
I Didn’t Mean To Fall In Love – Snoh Aalegra
Room In Here – Anderson Paak feat. The Game
Always n Forever – Mariah the Scientist feat. Lil Baby
Gravity – Eric Bellinger
Weak – SWV
Forever My Lady – Jodeci
Love Ballad – K-Ci & Jojo
Street Thing – Aaliyah
You Give Good Love – Whitney Houston
Into You – Fabolous ft. Tamia
Purple Heart – Dave
Wrong or Right – Blxst
With U – Jay Prince ft. Mahalia
Get You – Daniel Caesar feat. Kali Uchis
Stay With You – John Legend
So Much More – Xavier Omär
Love Don’t Change – Jeremih
Play The Field – Jacquees
I Need a Girl (Pt.2) – Diddy feat. Loon, Ginuwine & Mario Winans
Pine – Unusual Demont
Until – Kaleem Taylor
Need You – Emanuel
Dangerously In Love – Beyoncé
Good Luck Charm – Jagged Edge
Don’t Stop – One Way
The One – JMSN
Love Is Gangster – Dom Kennedy
…Again – dvsn feat. Shantel May

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