JAY-Z Unveils Year-End Playlist Packed with R&B and Hip-Hop Gems

As the year draws to a close, JAY-Z has once again graced music enthusiasts with his curated end-of-the-year playlist on Tidal. Unsurprisingly, the music mogul’s playlist is a star-studded collection, showcasing his discerning taste in R&B heavy-hitters and notable hip-hop tracks. The playlist, aptly titled “Couple Songs of ‘23,” offers a glimpse into JAY-Z’s favorite picks from the musical landscape of 2023.

Featuring a carefully curated selection of 40 tracks, The Blueprint MC‘s playlist includes standout hits such as Beyoncé‘s “My House,” Travis Scott‘s “FE!N” featuring Playboi Carti, and Gunna‘s “fukumean.” Drake makes a notable appearance with four tracks, including “8am in Charlotte” and “First Person Shooter” with J. Cole. Lil Yachty, joined by J. Cole, adds to the mix with “The Secret Recipe.” The playlist is further enriched by contributions from artists like Sampha, André 3000, Future, Don Toliver, Offset, Nicki Minaj, Lil Uzi Vert, and more.

One of the playlist’s intriguing selections is Diddy‘s “Boohoo” track featuring Jeremih, adding a touch of controversy to the eclectic mix. Accessible through the Curated By: Jay-Z page on Tidal, the playlist extends beyond the current year, featuring EOY lists from 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2022, as well as the intriguingly titled “2020 vision COVID 19.”

For music enthusiasts eager to delve into JAY-Z’s musical preferences and discover the standout tracks of 2023, the playlist is a comprehensive journey through the year’s musical landscape. The curated end-of-year playlist stands as a testament to JAY-Z’s ongoing influence and his ability to spotlight the best in contemporary R&B and hip-hop. Experience the musical journey on Tidal through JAY-Z’s curated playlist here.