2022 So Far: Top Tracks and Trends

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2022 So Far: Top Tracks and Trends

Whether it’s the massive return of sampling in hip-hop, Gen Z’s turn toward deeply introspective songwriting, Africa’s influence on global pop, or the return of drum ’n’ bass, a lot has already happened in the first half of 2022. Catch your breath and survey how the landscape has shifted with this playlist of the year’s highest-ranking tracks so far—along with a bunch that need to get on your radar ASAP—and see what might end up in our year-end charts.

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