Back in the V+V hey day, we had a one-year tradition of throwing out some candidates for Official V+V Summer Jam™. Now that we’re clear of Memorial Day, and Wahurd is turning 34 this week (lol), seems time to dive back in and see what a. what the new hot summertime jams are, and b. if they’re any good.
Here’s the first candidate, “Fancy” by Iggy Azalea (featuring Charli XCX). Pretty minimalist beat, but I admit to loving Southern rap with an Australian accent:
Our second candidate of this installment comes from the the Black Keys. Their new single “Fever” off their actually-kind-of-boring new record is damned catchy, and will probably be a hit on the festival circuit:
Stop by next time, when we once again compare two songs that nobody would ever listen to in succession.