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Monday, March 9, 2015

The Blacker The Berry - Kendrick Lamar

Speed: 88 bpm

Recommended bpm range: 85 bpm to 90 bpm

The DJ's Take: If Dr. Dre made The Chronic 2015, this beat would be a modern nod to the original. Hard west coast sound you can blast in the car. Worth a spot on your main playlist, especially if you spin hiphop. In the 90 bpm range, try mixing or mashing up with tracks like Beg For It - Iggy Azalea, Feel Me Flow - Naughty by Nature, and Just a Dream - Nelly. In the 85 bpm range, this could work with singles like Energy - Drake, Black Widow - Iggy Azalea ft. Rita Ora, Empire State of Mind - Jay-Z ft. Alicia Keys, and Rude Boy - Rihanna.

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