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Summer Mixtape: Guilty Pleasures of the Late ’90s/Early ’00s
Ask me my favorite types of summer songs and my memory likely won't trace back to garagey deep cuts or indie gems, but rather to sugary pop anthems of yore. Something about the carefree attitudes of the season has always made the cheese of these radio bangers all the more appealing, even if only for a few months. So this summer, as you bask in the overplayed vibes of Iggy Azalea, remember a more innocent time called the late '90s and early '00s, when reality wasn't a TV show, but a simple and curious place.
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