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Monday, August 21, 2017

U Can't Touch This - MC Hammer

tempo: 133 bpm

bpm range: 130 to 135 bpm

the DJ's take: Tough to overstate how big this song was in 1990. Won virtually every major award you can think of, was all over the radio and on MTV, and everyone wanted to dance like him. Easy to forget the guy even had his own Saturday morning cartoon. Fun song anyone can get down to in almost any setting. Especially this guy:

The easy move is to mix / mash up with Super Freak - Rick James. And if you're willing to drop a bpm or two, here's a good list of key-compatible tracks:

download or stream U Can't Touch This: