20 essential songs of summer, featuring Cardi B, Ariana Grande and more

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“Apesh*t” – The Carters

This song wasn’t a banging club anthem like “One Kiss”, a Latin-flavored earworm like “I Like It”, or a cute love song like “Boo’d Up”, but when you get a power couple like The Carters together, you have a hit on your hands no matter what. The single just exudes power and confidence the way only Bey and Jay can, and this summer it definitely got the crowds going apesh*t!

Beyoncé and Jay-Z are no strangers to having massive summer hits — hello, “Baby Boy”, “Crazy In Love”, “99 Problems”, “Ni**as In Paris”, and a million others — and when they team up, it’s pure fire. “Apesh*t” is hard-hitting and catchy, and shows more of the rap side that Beyoncé has been embracing as of late. And who doesn’t love when Beyoncé gets down and dirty with the rap boys?