If the majority of 2016 so far has been work, work, work, work, work, work, the summer months will offer plenty of excuses to play. Whether you’re gearing up for a road trip with the #squad, lounging poolside at one of the city’s luxury pools, working out for that #beachbod, or planning an epic summer party, chances are you’ll need an awesome playlist to kick things off.
At the Savoir Flair HQ, we can’t get enough of upbeat summer tunes, especially when they come with a side order of female empowerment. In the free streaming playlist below (with tracks you can download), Beyoncé will remind you who runs the world (girls), Janelle Monae and Erykah Badu will remind you who you are (a Q.U.E.E.N.), and LA-based Saudi pop artist Rotana Tarabzouni will inspire you to go higher.