The Aqueduct of Youth    intro   global playlist
The songs that define, unite and distinguish kids around the world right now, brought to you so you can be young at any moment.
kids from
 Everywhere
24.64Vietnam
25.08Lithuania
25.62Pakistan
25.64Bangladesh
26.00Sri Lanka
26.28Kazakhstan
26.80India
26.96Bosnia and Herzegovina
27.08Morocco
28.39Saudi Arabia
28.53Egypt
28.86Guatemala
29.12Belarus
29.14Nicaragua
29.24Malaysia
29.33Paraguay
29.46El Salvador
29.62Bolivia
29.62Philippines
30.14Croatia
30.17North Macedonia
30.28Latvia
30.50Indonesia
30.68South Korea
30.88Panama
30.96Romania
31.19Honduras
31.35Peru
31.37Mexico
31.69Costa Rica
31.69Ecuador
31.70Ukraine
32.06Israel
32.12Turkey
32.16Poland
32.26Greece
32.27South Africa
32.30Slovakia
32.45Slovenia
32.54Brazil
32.55Earth
32.76Kenya
32.77Dominican Republic
33.18Singapore
33.34Estonia
33.36Argentina
33.40Austria
33.40France
33.42Colombia
33.65Czech Republic
33.79USA
33.83Cyprus
34.08Taiwan
34.09Hong Kong
34.09Hungary
34.10Japan
34.10Portugal
34.28Chile
34.32Uruguay
34.88Serbia
35.01Italy
35.11Bulgaria
35.19Thailand
35.26Canada
35.28Switzerland
35.73Ireland
35.76Australia
35.84Iceland
35.93Finland
36.18New Zealand
36.34Belgium
36.59Germany
36.73Spain
36.74Denmark
37.05Netherlands
37.48Venezuela
38.61United Kingdom
38.73Norway
38.93Sweden
Kenya    average listener age 32.76   average song age 3.7 kids · 4.5 adults
 
 kids adults
  
current 1Lilmaina "SHIKISHA" 1Kwame Rígíi "Aki Wewe"
2Angry Panda Clan "Tapo" 2Otile Brown "I Need You"
3BURUKLYN BOYZ "Corns (Freestyle)" 3Eric Wainaina "Mama Luka"
4Sabi Wu "Pole Pole" 4Madilu System "RTC riva"
5AJAY "Ki Dejavu" 5Tanasha Donna "Maradonna"
6Mr right "Woosh Woosh" 6Antoneosoul "Switch It Up"
7Kahu$h "Ngori SZN!" 7Ayrosh "Maheni"
8Spoiler gang "Smart Kwa Streets" 8Pryshon "Forever"
9MAD CLAN "Ulalaa" 9King Kaka "Hera Onge"
10Vybz Kartel "Poco Man Skank" 10Watendawili "Drill Rhumba"
11Big yasa "Cold" 11Charisma "LOVE ME"
12NIGGA SHAWN "420" 12Okello Max "Kiss"
13Uncojingjong "DANCEHALLING" 13FEMI ONE "Adonai"
14GTA "Charged Up" 14NJERI "Ecstasy"
15NATTY "Peptang" 15Jinku "Vile Unataka"
16UB40 "Reasons" 16Naiboi "Nitilie"
17Wakadinali "Eye contact" 17Savara "BALANCE"
18mbogi genje "Giz Giz" 18Emma Jalamo "We Chayo Jathum"
19Picco Kikongwe "Kikongwe" 19Odongo Swagg "Chwade Gi Nyudo"
20DAVAJI "Ride" 20Angela Chibalonza "Toka Chini"
 and more... and more...
 
 
  
classic 1Don Carlos Music "I Just Can't Stop" 1Kanda Bongo Man "My Love Elisabeth"
2Cocoa Tea "Hurry Up & Come" 2Sam Fan Thomas "African Typic Collection"
3Daudi Kabaka "Pole Musa" 3Mbilia Bel "Eswi yo wapi"
4Reuben Kigame "Bwana Ni Mchungaji Wangu" 4Nyboma "Magali"
5Madilu System "Ya Jean - Remix" 5Tabu Ley Rochereau "Muzina"
6Tabu Ley Rochereau "Muzina" 6Orchestra Super Mazembe "Shauri Yako"
7Papa Wemba "Show Me the Way" 7Daudi Kabaka "Pole Musa"
8Culture "Wings Of A Dove" 8Papa Wemba "Rail On"
9Sam Fan Thomas "African Typic Collection" 9Joseph Kamaru "Muhiki Wa Mikosi"
10Kanda Bongo Man "Muchana - Zouk Love" 10Grand Maître Franco "Ngungi"
11Sam Mangwana "Fati Mata" 11Sam Mangwana "Fati Mata"
12Orchestra Super Mazembe "Shauri Yako" 12Fadhili Williams "Taxi Driver"
13Leroy Sibbles "Rock and Come On" 13Issa Juma And Super Wanyika Stars "Mpita Njia"
14Koffi Olomide "Micko" 14Pepe Kalle "Nina"
15Nyboma "Doublé doublé - 1996 Version" 15Josky Kiambukuta "Chandra"
16Oliver N'Goma "Adia" 16Koffi Olomide "Andrada"
17Pato Banton "Go Pato" 17Don Carlos Music "I Just Can't Stop"
18Oliver Mtukudzi "Todii" 18Cocoa Tea "Hurry Up & Come"
19Josky Kiambukuta "Chandra" 19Leroy Sibbles "Rock and Come On"
20Issa Juma And Super Wanyika Stars "Mpita Njia" 20Oliver N'Goma "Adia"
 and more... and more...
 
 
alchemy by glenn mcdonald / @everynoise for Pop Con 2020, listening by the world

There is music of youth. It used to be that only kids knew what it was, but now that we have streaming, we all know what any of us knows.

This explorer was originally going to accompany a Pop Conference talk about the streaming patterns of youth. The pandemic moved the conference online, but the streaming patterns were already there, and the main goal of the talk was to give you another way of listening.

So here it is. Kids stream music, and I have engineered an Aqueduct to bring it to you. The Aqueduct of Youth is a playlist, generated weekly by math and listening patterns, of the songs that define, unite and distinguish kids around the world right now. And also an individual playlist for the kids from each country. And also the adults. And also two more for the classic songs from before 2000 (according to not-always-reliable release-date info) that kids and/or adults from each country still play, because I figured memory has to work differently depending on whether you were alive in the past or not.

You were young once. Kids are still young right now, all over the world. Joy is not intended to be secret.

We can all be young at any moment.

Elsewhere...
 
Every Demographic at Once for country/age/gender detail
Every School at Once for student listening
Every Noise at Once for genres sorted by listener age