“Take my hand

Take my everything

If we only got a moment”

— Perfume Genius – “Slip Away”


“If you wanna leave,

you just have to say

you’re all caught up inside”

— Big Thief – “Mythological Beauty”


“My left stroke just went viral!”

— Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”


“Ain’t no way I’m gonna last

Hiding in the seams, I can’t move the past

Feel like I’m about to crash

Riding on the line, I keep keepin’ on, yeah”

— The War on Drugs – “Holding On”


“Where you’re the only motherfucker in the city

who can stand me”

— St. Vincent – “New York”


“Man this band that’s playing, is playing fuckin’ trash

Skunk and onion gravy, as my brain’s potato mash


He’s mashed, I’m mashed, we’re mashed”

— King Krule – “Dum Surfer”


“I might

empty my bank account

and buy that Boy With a Pipe”

— Calvin Harris feat. Frank Ocean & Migos – “Slide”


“Eventually the dying man takes his final breath

But first checks his news feed to see what he’s about to miss”

— Father John Misty – “Ballad of the Dying Man”


“I see both sides like Chanel

I see on both sides like Chanel”

— Frank Ocean – “Chanel”


“From el barrio to Arecibo, ¡Pa’lante!

From Marble Hill to the ghost of Emmett Till, ¡Pa’lante!”

— Hurray for the Riff Raff – “Pa’lante”


“So get up and stop your complaining

You know you’re the only one who’s been destroying all the fun

Look what happened when you were dreaming

Now punch yourself in the face”

— LCD Soundsystem – “American Dream”


“Say my name

They ain’t know how to spell it, so I put it on my chain”

— Rae Sremmurd – “Perplexing Pegasus”


“I am my mother’s child

I’ll love you ’til my breathing stops

I’ll love you ’til you call the cops on me”

— Lorde – “Writer in the Dark”


“Tell me somethin’

You motherfuckas can’t tell me nothin’

I’d rather die than to listen to you

My DNA not for imitation

Your DNA an abomination”

— Kendrick Lamar – “DNA”


“When real death enters the house,

all poetry is dumb”

— Mount Eerie – “Real Death”