We Tore Through Some Virtual Record Stacks And Made 3 Playlists That'll Get You Through The Summer

It’s summertime, guys. Time to get serious about your music playlists before the random setting ruins your street cred. (“That’s from my workout mix!”) Because I understand Acute DJ Social Paralysis, I prepped a few go-to playlists with our friends at Songza.

Go ahead, take 'em for a spin.

These empowering female artists span genres and decades, but they have one thing in common: They've all challenged the status quo and inspired others to do the same. Get motivated with this collection of their most powerful tracks and create some change of your own.

It's not a revolution if you can't dance to it. These songs about change mix powerful lyrics with potent rhythms. Get transformed while you march to a different beat.

The times have changed, but the power of a good protest song remains. This timeless collection includes rock and folk artists from the '60s to today whose songs stirred anti-war and civil rights movements and inspire the next wave of social and political change today.

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We made these playlists in partnership with Songza. If you like these playlists, check out their free app (on iPhone and Android), where you can search through thousands of curated playlists. Thumbnail image via Thinkstock.

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