Cultural Diffusion

~Week 1~

Hello and welcome to the International Student Ambassadors’ new internationally-themed playlist: Cultural Diffusion. Together, the ISAs created this wonderful compilation of musical hits compiled from different countries and cultures. On this list, you can find casual international jams or more culturally-significant songs. Listen and enjoy this week’s Cultural Diffusion!

Ojuelegba by Wizkid

Language: Yoruba and English;
Genre: Hip-hop/Rap

Qing Hua Ci 青花瓷 (Blue n White Porcelain) by Jay Chou;

Language: Mandarin
Genre: Country

Melbourne by Morvasu

Language: Thai
Genre: Alternative/ Indie

Chega de saudade by Tom Jobim

Language: Portuguese
Genre: Jazz

Deixe-me ir by 1Kilo

Language: Portuguese
Genre: Pop

Guang Hui Sui Yue 光輝歲月 (Glorious Years) by Beyond

Language: Cantonese
Genre: Rock/Pop

Gao Bai Qi Qiu 告白氣球 (Love Confession) by Jay Chou

Language: Mandarin
Genre: Pop

Lockdown by Koffee

Language: English/Patois
Genre: Reggae

Boy with Luv by BTS (ft. Halsey)

Language: English/Korean
Genre: K-Pop

白日 (Hakujitsu) by King Gnu

Language: Japanese
Genre: J-Pop/Rock

Hips Don’t Lie (feat. Wyclef Jean) by Shakira;

Language: Spanish
Genre: Pop

Gasolina by Daddy Yankee

Language: Spanish
Genre: Reggaeton

Jolie Nana by Aya Nakamura

Language: French
Genre: R&B/ Pop

Hawái by Maluma

Language: Spanish
Genre: Pop

Keep an eye out for our next playlist on the Log! Bonne écoute!