During the most dramatic or emotional scenes of Love and Hip Hop Atlanta there’s a song that serves as the soundtrack specific to that situation. Joseline’s pregnancy test debacle was matched with Trey Songz’s “Heart Attack.” Mimi drove over Stevie J’s boxed clothes to Labyrinth’s “Earthquake.” Not only are the songs perfect for what’s going on in each scene, the featured tracks have also put viewers on to artists they may not have been familiar with. We can’t count the number of “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta brought me here” comments on the YouTube videos of the songs featured. For your listening pleasure we’ve compiled a list of all the songs featured in season one of LHHATL right here in one place. Thank us later.
“Party Life”– Jenny Bapst
Before the drama broke out K.Michelle just wanted to party with her girls. Before that was rudely interrupted you heard an upbeat techno dance tune. It’s catchy and suitable for a dance club where girls walk around with glow sticks.
“Heart Attack”— Trey Songz
You may remember this song playing during one of the most talked about moments in reality TV. Joseline finding out she was pregnant by Stevie J nearly gave us a heart attack. Fitting song.
“So Hard To Breathe” – B.o.B
Joseline needed a shoulder to cry on about her unexpected pregnancy.
“Maybe” – Emeli Sande
“Sexify” – Leah Labelle
Scrappy and Shay fooled no one with their just friends bit. Leah Labelle’s “Sexify” got it right because sexing was all that was going on between these BFFs.
“Send Me An Angel” – Mona Lisa
“Earthquake” Labyrinth feat. Busta Rhymes
Mimi boxed up Stevie’s belongings and rolled over them with her truck. An “Earthquake” song featuring the rambunctious Busta Rhymes is quite suitable.
“Bitter” – Midian
Mimi’s done with Stevie J. And Midian is someone who knows all about a broken heart.
“Lazy Love” – Ne-Yo
Romance is in the air between Karlie Redd and Benzino.
“Freak Like Me” – Santigold
K.Michelle’s mouth knows no filters, not even on the first date. No explanation needed for “Freak Like Me” being an obvious choice.
“Whistle” by Flo Rida
“Whistle while you twerk.” Ooops. Wrong song. Sorry Flo Rida, but that’s what we immediately thought of during this pool scene with Shay and Scrappy.
“Bad Girl” – Jenny Bapst
Now that Benzino set up a photo shoot for Karlie Redd, proving he wasn’t irrelevant, she’s happy again.
“How Deep Is Your Love” – Sean Paul feat. Kelly Rowland
Benzino drops that cash for Karlie’s engagement ring. His love didn’t run too deep though considering he broke up with her before proposing.
“Teach Me How To Be Loved” – Rebecca Ferguson
Mimi scatters the ashes of her mother on the lake bringing some closure to her life. Rebecca Ferguson’s voice soothes the soul.
“Til I Can’t Go” – Troy Noka
Karlie and Joseline play nice with a little rock climbing.
“Refill” – Elle Varner
“Looking At Me” – KOF
Karlie Redd fell right into Roscoe Dash’s lap after her breakup with Benzino. “Looking At Me” is that ’Hey, I’m crushing on you’ song.
“Live Like A Warrior” – Matisyahu
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