(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.