10 Popular Songs About Cities

(Last Updated On: November 6, 2019)

If you are in the mood for songs based on cities, here is a list of songs you should try out:

 

1. Ed Sheeran – Take Me Back To London


Ed collaborated with Stormzy and the two reminisce  about their hometown of London.

 

2. Alicia Keys & Jay Z – Empire State Of The Mind


The song is off The Blueprint 3 and it is a love song about their home city New York which is also known as “the Empire State”

 

3. Eminem – Detroit vs Everybody


The song features Detroit’s prominent rappers and they talk about their experiences growing up  in Detroit.

 

4. NWA – Straight Outta Compton


This was considered by most rap artists as one of the greatest records of all time.

 

5. Frank Sinatra – New York New York


The song was originally the theme song for the Martin Scorsese film.

 

6. Marc Cohn – Walking In Memphis


The song is about his experiences in Memphis.

 

7. Katie Perry – Waking Up In Vegas


The song is about Las Vegas describing an experience in the city.

 

8. Fergie – LA Love

 

9. Kanye West – Homecoming


Kanye uses a metaphor to describe his feelings for Chicago by comparing it to a lost girlfriend.

 

10. Jay Z feat Lil Wayne – Hello Brooklyn


The artist give humanistic qualities to the borough of Brooklyn.