The Best Dance Songs Of 2019 (So Far)


Defining a dance song isn’t exactly linear. There are tracks made for dancing, there are tracks that make people want to dance, and there are tracks whose intent floats somewhere in between. From the obvious electronic and techno joints to the hottest reggae and hip-hop tracks, here are our favorite dance songs of the year—no matter how you cut it.

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“Down Bad” by Dreamville featuring JID, Bas, J. Cole, EarthGang, and Young Nudy 

For Revenge of the Dreamers III, J. Cole capitalized on his Dreamville roster’s charisma, calling in whomever he could find to collaborate with his already airtight lineup. What he ended with is a sprawling 18-track project that includes the likes of Rick Ross, Kendrick Lamar, and Vince Staples. “Down Bad” is a ’90s throwback joint that somehow stands out on a track list with seemingly no downfalls.

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