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Va Va Voom - Nicki Minaj



tempo: 127 bpm

bpm range: 125 to 130 bpm

The DJ's Take: Song #2 in mix 50 (2:00):



Even among all the dance songs in this mix, this one is especially heavy, so we brought the volume down a little. Blends smoothly into David Guetta & Sia's Titanium, in case you're throwing an early 2010s electro-pop party.

Some other key-compatible music:

THE SCOTTS - THE SCOTTS, Travis Scott & Kid Cudi
Like I Do - David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Brooks
I Need Your Love - Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding
Where Have You Been - Rihanna
Pumped Up Kicks - Foster The People
In The Dark - DEV
Pump Up The Jam - Technotronic
Shots - LMFAO
The Way You Move - Outkast
Blame - Calvin Harris ft. John Newman
Thinking About You - Calvin Harris
Turn Me On - David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj
Don't Stop The Party - Black Eyed Peas
Take Over Control - Afrojack ft. Eva Simons
Where Them Girls At - David Guetta ft. Flo Rida & Nicki Minaj
Judas - Lady Gaga
Give Me Everything - Pitbull ft. Ne-Yo & Afrojack
Till The World Ends - Britney Spears
Tonight (I'm Lovin You) - Enrique Iglesias
Just Can't Get Enough - Black Eyed Peas
Hold It Against Me - Britney Spears
Beautiful - Akon
Cooler Than Me - Mike Posner
Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-Lot

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