Part of me grew up on Brazilian music, and I think this song is really on point!

Now I’m listening to

🎵 Girl From Rio 🎤 Anitta 💿 Girl From Rio – Single (2021)

Now I’m listening to

🎵 Hypnotized (feat. Marco Luka & Tanu) 🎤 Weston Estate 💿 Hypnotized (feat. Marco Luka & Tanu) – Single (2019)

Now I’m listening to

🎵 Lonely Hearts Club 🎤 Winona Oak 💿 CLOSURE – EP (2020)

Oh entrée! Beautiful entrée! You make my world better!

Now I’m listening to

🎵 Andre 🎤 Small Sins 💿 Volume II (2021)

While many of my peers are experiencing the onset of their “mid-life crises,” I’m playing Doja Cat all day long.

Now I’m listening to

🎵 So High 🎤 Doja Cat 💿 Purrr! – EP (2014)

Now I’m listening to

🎵 i don’t really like your boyfriend 🎤 Avenue Beat 💿 i don’t really like your boyfriend – Single (2020)

Now I’m listening to

🎵 Comme des Garçons (Like the Boys) [Brabo Remix] 🎤 Rina Sawayama & Pabllo Vittar 💿 SAWAYAMA (Deluxe Edition) (2020)

A bunch of Japanese recording artists are very fond of writing and performing songs in Mandarin Chinese and even Cantonese. I can feel the cross-cultural thrill in their sounds.

Now I’m listening to

🎵 古い家に (給古老的房子) 🎤 Kukikodan 💿 おはようあさ – EP (2005)

Now I’m listening to

🎵 Chosen Family 🎤 Rina Sawayama & Elton John 💿 Chosen Family – Single (2021)

Now I’m listening to

🎵 Tenkeitekina Kataomoiwo Sitahitonouta 🎤 ASA 💿 Tenkeitekina Kataomoiwo Sitahitonouta – Single (2020)

I thought she was singing “Vaccine Memory.” I was like, “What? We haven’t got a single shot when you have written a song to reminisce about it.” Yes, Ontarians are crazy.

Now I’m listening to

🎵 Back Seat Memory 🎤 I’m 💿 Back Seat Memory – Single (2021)

Now I’m listening to

🎵 Kiss Me More (feat. SZA) 🎤 Doja Cat 💿 Kiss Me More (feat. SZA) – Single (2021)