BSR Beats: Cooking with Bae

Black Squirrel Radio Music Director Max Nobis provides an irresistible playlist chock full of some of the most flavorful tracks that you and your bae can enjoy while cooking a nice meal. Bon Appétit!


Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing- Stevie Wonder


This is a flavorful track that is essential to any cooking playlist. From the classic Innervisions, Wonder soothes a woman with Latino soul in order to protect her of the world’s harsh realities. The vibrant lyrics and Spanish instrumental captures such a positive vibe it’s almost impossible not to grab your bae and dance while making a favorite meal.

Volare (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu)- Dean Martin

Translated as “Fly (In the blue that is painted blue), this traditional pop song was originally written and recorded by Domenico Modugno and Franco Migliacci. Since it’s release in February 1, 1958, it has been recorded by several world-class artists, most famously by Dean Martin. While it has been around for over half a century, it’s still a ballad that resonates with couples from all around the world as a romantic staple to any date night.

Safari- J Balvin

As one of the biggest songs in 2016, J Balvin comes correct with the first official single from his latest album Energia. This sensual reggaeton track features Pharrell Williams, Sky Rompiendo El Bajo, and BIA, which invites fans from all over the world to enjoy this revved up reggaeton slapper. Not only this, but this Latino scorcher is a delectable track to spin while you and your bae want to cook a great meal and have some fun as well.

Just Friends (Sunny)- Musiq Soulchild

Musiq Soulchild is another great artist if you want to impress your bae with your musical and culinary taste. In particular, “Just Friends (Sunny)” is a soul laced track captures the early 2000s R&B sound. At the same time, this calming track helps you find some common ground with a potential bae, especially if it’s the first date. It shows that although you dig her curves and flavor, you care enough to get to know her and cook her a nice meal.

NxWorries- Suede

The collaboration of beatmaker Knxwledge and soulful golden child Anderson.Paak provides a collection of smooth, intimate soul music in their new album Yes Lawd!. Specifically, one of their leading singles, Suede, jumps out as one of the prime bae cuts off the album. As a big supporter of serving your bae with the best taste possible, this is a necessary track to make sure that not only will the meal be great, but the vibes from the music you play will spice up the evening with just the right flavor.