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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Throwback Thursday: Empire State of Mind - Jay-Z ft. Alicia Keys

tempo: 87 bpm

bpm range: 85 bpm to 90 bpm

the DJ’s take: No small task to make a new anthem for one of the world's great cities, but Jay-Z and Alicia Keys did it. Definitely worth a spin on a pop or hiphop night, and that hook has reached singalong status. Try mixing with key-compatible tracks like:

Famous - Kanye West
Back to Back - Drake
Izzo (H.O.V.A.) - Jay-Z
Energy - Drake
The Black The Berry - Kendrick Lamar
Black Widow - Iggy Azalea ft. Rita Ora
Rude Boy - Rihanna
Reaper - Sia

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