Playlist Preview: Lights on the Lawn

We’ve compiled a playlist of Quinn XCII’s best hits to get you ready to sing along at Lights on the Lawn this Friday.


Andy Carr

Vanderbilt Interfraternity Council’s annual concert benefiting the Mary Parrish Center, Lights on the Lawn, will be headlined by pop/hip-hop artist Quinn XCII on Friday, Sept. 27.

The young artist, born Mikael Temrowski, grew up in Detroit before attending Michigan State University where he took an interest in writing and recording music. By his sophomore year, he quickly became a college mixtape sensation, eventually releasing his debut EP “Change of Scenery” in 2015 at just 23 years old. He followed up with another EP, “Bloom,” that was released in 2016. The musician’s first real taste of the spotlight came when his vocals were featured on the hit song “Kings of Summer by producer ayokay, a childhood friend. “Kings of Summer” hit #1 on Spotify’s Global Viral chart and has accumulated over 60 million plays to date.

Since his early days of releasing music, Quinn XCII has become well-known for his ability to blur the lines between pop, electronic and soul. He has worked on hit songs with artists such as Kygo and Chelsea Cutler and has produced two albums since 2016: “The Story of Us” and “From Michigan With Love,” as well as the recent single “Stacy” which has reached over 12 million plays on Spotify.

To get ready for his concert on Alumni Lawn this weekend, check out our playlist of Quinn XCII’s greatest hits.