About this Playlist
What is LoFi? In short, Low Fidelity; meaning imperfect elements that are intentional. In this genre, these faults are the centerpiece. Through a mix of old recording elements, and oftentimes featured vocal samples from movies or tv shows, these components become the aesthetic. Listeners let these tracks loop for hours, oftentimes while completing other tasks or living their daily life.
This playlist is a collection of some of the best lo fi hip hop and jazz hop artists, as well as introducing up-and-comers and revealing hidden gems and deep cuts. If you’re looking for some smooth beats to study to, mellow sounds to chill to, or just a great place to start with lofi as a genre, these lo-fi finds are for you.
LoFi takes influences from a variety of genres, and if you enjoy hip hop, then playlist frontrunner Lo Fyah is the perfect artist for you. Lo Fyah is a heavily influenced hip hop LoFi producer and beat maker interested in blending different pallets together with traditions LoFi rhythms and themes. “A Midnight Meditation” is the first track of a 3 song release in the next 3 months.