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Lotus’ Top 100 Songs of 2016

Songs that were put out in 2015, that appeared on albums that came out this year will NOT be included on this list.

Only 2 songs for each artist, unless they are in a group of a different name.

  1. Get You by Daniel Caesar
  2. Money and Bitches by Joey Purp
  3. Come Down by Anderson .Paak
  4. Redbone by Childish Gambino
  5. Pneumonia by Danny Brown
  6. JoHn Muir by ScHoolboy Q
  7. Solo (Reprise) by Frank Ocean
  8. Loved by You by KIRBY
  9. The Bird by Anderson .Paak
  10. Cranes in the Sky by Solange
  11. Won’t Live Here by Daniel Caesar
  12. Roses by SAINt JHN
  13. Angela by dvsn
  14. Big Time by Vince Staples
  15. PiMP Like Me by Vintage Lee
  16. The Ride by Ro James
  17. Something About You by LEISURE
  18. Don’t Hurt Yourself by Beyoncé
  19. Really Doe by Danny Brown
  20. No Problems by Chance the Rapper
  21. Turnin’ Me Up by BJ The Chicago Kid 
  22. Lyk Dis by NxWorries
  23. Nights by Frank Ocean
  24. Don’t Touch My Hair by Solange
  25. Too Fast by Sonder
  26. Poison by Brent Faiyaz
  27. Stand Tall by Childish Gambino
  28. Cruel Intentions by JMSN
  29. How Many Times by Eryn Allen Kane
  30. ULT by Denzel Curry
  31. Work by Rihanna
  32. Groovy Tony by ScHoolboy Q
  33. Huey Knew by Ab-Soul
  34. DJ Khaled by Azizi Gibson
  35. Fyi by TOBi
  36. Let It Bang by A$AP Ferg
  37. Kid Again by Max Wonders
  38. Mine by Levi Kali
  39. Blame by KYLE
  40. Miyazaki by Gallant
  41. The Billy Williams Story by Saba
  42. All in My Head by SiR
  43. In Your Feelings by Kyle Dion
  44. Acid Test by River Tiber
  45. Palace by BROCKHAMPTON
  46. Know You Better by LEISURE
  47. Right Now by Vintage Lee
  48. Cornerstore by Joey Purp
  49. In Your Eyes by BADBADNOTGOOD
  50. Sour Mango by Gabriel Garzón-Montano
  51. Drowning by Mick Jenkins
  52. 24k Magic by Bruno Mars
  53. Cosmic Love by Mayer Hawthorne
  54. Some by Steve Lacy
  55. Blk Girl Soldier by Jamila Woods
  56. Niggas by Kamaiyah
  57. Sunday by Eryn Allen Kane
  58. Untitled 02 (Get God on the Phone) by Kendrick Lamar
  59. Boogie Man by Dream Junkies
  60. Diddy Bop by Noname
  61. Punks by Matt Champion
  62. Unusual by Louis Val
  63. Lemon Pon Goose by Smino
  64. Deep End by Sean Leon
  65. Learn Ya by 6LACK
  66. Caroline by Aminé
  67. Dang! by Mac Miller 
  68. Guard / God Up by Sean Leon
  69. Levitate by Kendrick Lamar
  70. Sex With Me by Rihanna
  71. One Night Thing by Amir Obe
  72. Where I Came From by Cousin Stizz
  73. My Own by Marco McKinnis
  74. Free Lunch by Isaiah Rashad
  75. DYWM by NAO
  76. Confidently Lost by Sabrina Claudio
  77. Naked by Savannah Dumetz
  78. Your Hands Holding Mine by Yellow Days
  79. Heart’s Desire by Courtnie
  80. HEAVN by Jamila Woods
  81. Birds Chirping by Eli Sostre
  82. PRBLMS by 6LACK
  83. Cold Outside by Ari Lennox
  84. For Now  by JordxnBryant
  85. All Stops by Lance Skiiiwalker
  86. Motion Sickness by Topaz Jones
  87. Let Me Explain by Bryson Tiller
  88. GLOWED UP by Kaytranada
  89. Cash Machine by D.R.A.M
  90. 5050 by Jim Caesar
  91. Different by Levy Grey
  92. Journey by SIPPRELL 
  93. Work by Charlotte Day Wilson
  94. Neighbors by J. Cole
  95. Losers by Frank Leone
  96. the ends by Travis Scott
  97. Unplug by KISSEY
  98. Shine by Buddy
  99. Guns and Roses by Tory Lanez
  100. Find You by Charlotte Day Wilson

Honorable Mentions

Dog Days

Hey guys! I’m distracting myself from stressing about wedding planning so how about some fluff? Well, more crack, but oh well. Everything I write ends up crack-y. 

Prompt from: @supremeuppityone :Caroline is training their new puppy with treats and Klaus’ canine side inadvertently is affected and he twitches/jolts to his feet whenever she brings out the dog treats?

“Come​ ​on​ ​Buddy-”​ ​Klaus’​ ​lip​ ​curled​ ​at​ ​the​ ​mention​ ​of​ ​the​ ​golden​ ​retriever​ ​as​ ​he​ ​walked​ ​into​ ​the foyer​ ​of​ ​the​ ​mansion,​ ​Caroline’s​ ​voice​ ​trickling​ ​in​ ​from​ ​the​ ​living​ ​room-​ ​“All​ ​you​ ​have​ ​to​ ​do​ ​is​ ​sit.” 

 He​ ​noted​ ​the​ ​frustration​ ​in​ ​her​ ​voice​ ​and​ ​was​ ​unable​ ​to​ ​hide​ ​a​ ​triumphant​ ​grin​ ​from​ ​spreading across​ ​his​ ​face​ ​as​ ​he​ ​walked​ ​in​ .​ ​He​ ​absolutely​ ​detested​ ​the​ ​little​ ​yellow​ ​creature that​ ​Caroline​ ​had​ ​begged,​ ​nay​ ​coerced,​ ​him​ ​into​ ​getting​ ​a​ ​few​ ​weeks​ ​earlier.​ ​She’d​ ​been​ ​hinting around​ ​it​ ​for​ ​a​ ​few​ ​months,​ ​him​ ​shooting​ ​her​ ​down​ ​with​ ​a​ ​flat​ ​no​ ​every​ ​time.​

 It​ ​wasn’t​ ​until​ ​she trapped​ ​him​ ​one​ ​morning​ ​after​ ​a​ ​mind-blowing​ ​orgasm​ ​where​ ​the​ ​sun​ ​had​ ​hit​ ​her​ ​smile​ ​so brilliantly,​ ​streaming ​in​ ​from​ ​their​ ​bedroom​ ​window,​ ​where​ ​she​ ​asked​ ​him​ ​for​ ​a​ ​favor​ ​and​ ​he​ ​said yes​ ​before​ ​even​ ​asking​ ​what​ ​it​ ​was. 

Needless​ ​to​ ​say,​ ​he​ ​was​ ​​not​​ ​happy​ ​that​ ​afternoon​ ​when​ ​they​ ​went​ ​to​ ​the​ ​animal​ ​shelter​ ​later​ ​that day​ ​and​ ​he​ ​signed​ ​the​ ​adoption​ ​papers​ ​as​ ​Caroline​ ​fawned​ ​over​ ​the​ ​mutt.  

She​ ​named​ ​him​ ​Buddy​ ​on​ ​the​ ​way​ ​home​ ​(“Uh,​ ​hello?​ ​Haven’t​ ​you​ ​ever​ ​seen​ ​Air​ ​Bud?”),​ ​and​ ​her attention​ ​​remained​ ​on​ ​the​ ​blasted​ ​animal​ ​since​ ​then.   

“I’m​ ​home,”​ ​he​ ​called,​ ​his​ ​eyes​ ​instantly​ ​finding​ ​Caroline​ ​sitting ​by​ ​the​ ​fireplace,​ ​Buddy standing​ ​in​ ​front​ ​of​ ​her,​ ​his​ ​red​ ​tongue​ ​out​ ​and​ ​tail​ ​wagging​ ​happily.  

“Hey!”​ ​she​ ​called​ ​back,​ ​looking​ ​quickly​ ​over​ ​her​ ​shoulder.​ ​“I’m​ ​trying​ ​to​ ​teach​ ​Buddy​ ​how​ ​to​ ​sit.”  

Klaus​ ​rolled​ ​his​ ​eyes,​ ​glaring​ ​at​ ​the​ ​dog.​ ​The​ ​puppy​ ​stared​ ​back​ ​at​ ​him,​ ​his​ ​tail​ ​going​ ​limp​ ​and​ ​a deep​ ​growl​ ​starting​ ​to​ ​reverberate​ ​from​ ​his​ ​chest.​ ​Klaus​ ​bared​ ​his​ ​teeth​ ​lightly​ ​at​ ​him​ ​before crossing​ ​his​ ​arms​ ​over​ ​his​ ​chest​ ​as​ ​he​ ​moved​ ​further​ ​into​ ​the​ ​room.  

“Why​ ​does​ ​he​ ​do​ ​that​ ​every​ ​time​ ​he​ ​sees​ ​you?”​ ​Caroline​ ​groaned.​ ​“He’s​ ​our​ ​dog.​ ​He’s supposed​ ​to​ ​love​ ​us.”  

“He’s​ ​not​ ​the​ ​alpha ​in​ ​the​ ​house​ though, love,”​ ​Klaus​ ​said​ ​cheekily,​ ​playfully​ ​flashing​ ​his yellow​ ​eyes​ ​at​ ​her.  

That caused Buddy to bark and Klaus glared back at the dog. Buddy growled again but turned his attention back to Caroline. She rolled her eyes and pet the dog’s head. 

“Literally dealing with two alpha male egos in one house and I think yours is the worst,” Caroline teased, shooting him a playful glare. 

Klaus just grinned. 

Caroline reached into a bag next to her legs and pulled out a treat, dangling it in front of Buddy. 

“Sit.” 

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Seal steal – playful pup tries to take camera

This playful seal pup really loves the camera so much so that it tried to steal one. Caroline Robertson-Brown, 44, was leading a group of underwater photographers around the Farne Islands, off the coast of Northumberland, to photograph the grey seal population.

But as the trip came to an end one curious seal was keen to keep a memento and tried to swipe her camera. Her partner Nick Robertson-Brown, 64, managed to capture their tug of war on camera.

Caroline, from Manchester, said: The seal had a good try and stealing my camera. I was right at the surface, at the end of a great dive, and this particular seal had been interacting with the group for about 15 minutes. (Caters News)

Photography by Frogfish Photography/Caters News

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