This is your next jam: a 2015 money-spending soundtrack

Welcome back to The Verge’s weekly musical roundup. I’m Jamieson, I’m still your host, and this week’s column is going to focus on a specific theme: this year’s best songs about money.

Depending on where you’re reading this, you might be taking a break from the yearly commercial bacchanal known as Black Friday. Maybe you’ve picked up a new phone, a new TV, or that gaming console you’ve been watching for a while; maybe you’ve settled in for a TV series binge; maybe you’re getting ready to head to the movies with your family after spending an hour trying to find a film everyone could agree on. Why not spend the year’s most profligate day listening to a bunch of music that celebrates the accumulation and spending of wealth?

I’m not going…

Continue reading…