PLUG IN MY NANO, BINCH!

“Irreplaceable” by Beyoncé

When to play it:

2008: When you swore to secrecy so your crush would tell you who he liked, and it wasn’t you.

2018: When you put your blinker on to make a left turn.

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“Umbrella” by Rihanna feat. Jay-Z

When to play it:

2008: Whenever it rained.

2018: When people try to classify you under a specific discourse or stereotype.

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“The Sweet Escape” by Gwen Stefani feat. Akon

When to play it:

2008: While getting your hair wrapped on holiday with your fam.

2018: When you call the Uber.

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“Big Girls Don’t Cry (Personal)” by Fergie

When to play it:

2008: While you were holding back tears behind your fade sunglasses.

2018: While you’re trying not to cry in public because you’re locked out of your apartment and your super won’t answer your texts.

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“Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin’)” by T-Pain feat. Yung Joc

When to play it:

2008: When you ordered a Shirley Temple at Cheesecake Factory.

2018: When you pour more water into your cat’s bowl.

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“Before He Cheats” by Carrie Underwood

When to play it:

2008: When you found out your crush had been AIMing another girl whenever he set his away message to “brb hw”.

2018: When you’re drunk and singing karaoke at a shitty college bar.

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“Hey There Delilah” by Plain White T’s

When to play it:

2008: Whenever you saw that girl named Delilah from homeroom.

2018: When you’re googling the Plain White T’s to find out whatever happened to them…?

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“I Wanna Love You” by Akon feat. Snoop Dogg

When to play it:

2008: When you were subtly flirting with your crush via Myspace questionnaires.

2018: When you’re on a run sometimes.

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“Say It Right” by Nelly Furtado

When to play it:

2008: While you strutted across the smokey dance floor toward your crush at a bat mitzvah.

2018: When you’re hoping that cute guy will say hi to you at the local pirate-themed bar.

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“Glamorous” by Fergie feat. Ludacris

When to play it:

2008: When you were putting on your vanilla-flavored Lip Smacker at your locker before social studies.

2018: When you finally get your fucking eyeliner decent.

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“Don’t Matter” by Akon

When to play it:

2008: At the end of the bat mitzvah when everyone had glow sticks and socks.

2018: When your cat bites you and you just wanted to cuddle for five seconds.

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“Girlfriend” by Avril Lavigne

When to play it:

2008: When you found out your crush halfheartedly grinded with another girl while you were in the bathroom.

2018: When your dad brings his leggy divorce attorney home.

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“Makes Me Wonder” by Maroon 5

When to play it:

2008: When the bat mitzvah dancers handed out the Kanye West glasses!!!

2018: When you stumble upon it on some random Spotify playlist.

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“Party Like A Rockstar” by Shop Boyz

When to play it:

2008: When you were going over to your friend’s house and you updated your Facebook status to “…is partying like a rOcKsTaR.”

2018: Only ironically, if ever.

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“Smack That” by Akon feat. Eminem

When to play it:

2008: By accident in your mom’s minivan, but then you turned it off immediately because you were embarrassed by the vulgarity.

2018: In the Uber to the club, because you know your driver fux wit it too.

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“This Is Why I’m Hot” by MiMS

When to play it:

2008: When you danced on a slightly elevated surface at the bat mitzvah in hopes that your crush would notice you.

2018: When you dance on a slightly elevated surface at the club in hopes that a sugar daddy will notice you.

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“It’s Not Over” by Daughtry

When to play it:

2008: When your mom came to pick you up from the sleepover.

2018: When American Idol returns in March.

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“Crank That (Soulja Boy)” by Soulja Boy Tell’em

When to play it:

2008: Right after the catered chicken tenders were served in order to get all the kids back on the dance floor at the bat mitzvah.

2018: When showing the kids you babysit the original whip and nae nae.

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“Fergalicious” by Fergie

When to play it:

2008: During your 30 minutes of screen time after you finished your homework.

2018: When he asks if you can rap.

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“The Way I Are” by Timbaland feat. Keri Hilson

When to play it:

2008: LITERALLY WHENEVER.

2018: LITERALLY WHENEVER!!!!!!!!!!!

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Here’s the full playlist so that you can ring in 2018 with these timeless bops:

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