Some believe that genies really exist. Although the existence of genies has not yet been proven by scientific sources, we continue to see them in some fairy tales and songs. Like the genie from Aladdin’s magic lamp, genies also appear in some songs. Here are some popular songs about genies with examples from different genres:
YoungBoy Never Broke Again – Genie
American rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again is a successful musician with a long name. In 2020, he released a song Genie, which carries the textures of hip-hop culture. In the song, he talks about his struggle in his personal life. He used the word genie in the lyrics “Had to tell her I’m a genie, I can answer wishes, yeah”. This song by the young rapper is one of the first to come to mind when considering songs about genies thanks to its vibrant energy.
Dove Cameron – Genie in a Bottle
Dove Cameron acts and sings in a variety of teen and children’s content on the Disney Channel and produces popular pop songs. In 2019, she released Genie in a Bottle, a song about her romantic relationships. The song has a high energy atmosphere like Dove Cameron’s other songs. The young singer’s song Genie in a Bottle can be counted among songs with genies in the title.
Christina Aguilera – Genie In A Bottle
Girls’ Generation – Genie
Girls’ Generation is a popular South Korean girl music group. Producing hit pop songs, the group has high energy both in their albums and live concert performances. They attract attention especially thanks to their dances. They released their song Genie in 2009. The song contains motivational discourses about the need for women to be stronger. It may be the most original among the popular songs about genies. Although most of the song is in Korean, the chorus “I’m a Genie for you boy!” is in English as can be understood.
Spice – Genie
GENETIKK – Genie und Wahnsinn
European hip-hop duo GENETIKK started their music career in Germany. The rap songs of the popular duo are listened to all over the world. Their 2013 song “Genie und Wahnsinn” deals with the theme of mental health. This rap song is one of the rare German songs among songs about genies. The word Wahnsinn in the song is a synonym for the English word “madness”.
David Bowie – The Jean Genie
Golden Child – Genie
One of the most popular Korean boy bands of recent times is Golden Child. This group has a huge fan base all over the world. Their 2018 song Genie is one of the best examples of the K-pop genre. In the song, which wishes for a better future, Korean artists’ dances and moving music are at the forefront. Golden Child’s Genies should be counted as one of the songs about genies.
BB & Q Band – Genie
Busy P – Genie (feat. Mayer Hawthorne)
Busy P is a world-renowned French DJ who usually produces music in the EDM genre. In 2016, he and Mayer Hawthorne released an electronic dance song called Genie. The song is about someone who is looking for happiness and thinks that it is through love. This song that makes you dance is one of the songs about genies.