What's Your All-Time Favorite Summer Jam?

We asked The Root readers to share their favorite anthem for getting through the summer heat. Here's what you had to say.


There's nothing like a good summer soundtrack. It's perfect for entertaining at BBQs, cruising in your car with the top down or just lounging around under the hot sun. The Root asked you, the readers, to weigh in with your all-time favorite summer songs. We checked in with you on Facebook, Twitter, and even posted a poll on our site. Will Smith's "Summertime" was a surefire winner, but check out the other contenders.

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