Skip to main content

Pop Style - Drake ft. The Throne



Speed: 66.5 bpm

Recommended bpm range: 65 bpm to 70 bpm

The DJ's Take: If a track features Drake, Kanye, and Jay-Z, it's pretty much a must-download, right? The beat is interesting - almost feels like the background theme for a dystopian future with gray skies, droopy, leafless trees swaying in the wind, and robots. Lots of robots.

If you're in the 60 to 65 bpm range, try mixing with tracks like Bad Intentions - Niykee Heaton ft. Migos, waves - Miguel ft. Travis Scott, and Jam - Kevin Gates ft. Trey Songz, Ty Dolla $ign, Jamie Foxx.

If you're in the 65 to 70 bpm range, Pop That - French Montana, Iz U Down - Kid Ink ft. Tyga, and No Option - Kid Ink could work.

Download or stream the song:

Spotify playlist (songs with similar key & bpm)

iTunes

Popular posts from this blog

dj mix: #63 ft. Justin Bieber's Peaches (plus Doja Cat, Tevin Campbell & more)

Made with Logic Pro X at 88 bpm 20:15 of pop and hiphop music Check out some more mixes here . Playlist is here . Tracklist (start times in parentheses): 1. All We Know - The Chainsmokers ft. Phoebe Ryan 2. I'm Ready - Tevin Campbell (1:17) 3. Juicy - Doja Cat (4:12) 4. Closer - Nine Inch Nails (5:17) 5. Just A Friend - Biz Markie (8:22) 6. Peaches - Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar & GIVĒON (10:43) 7. Big Poppa - The Notorious B.I.G. (12:34) 8. #1 - Nelly (13:50) 9. Ride Of Your Life - Tinashe (16:01) 10. Scared To Live - The Weeknd (17:06)

Lucky You - Eminem ft. Joyner Lucas

tempo: 76-77 bpm bpm range: 75 bpm  to  80 bpm the dj's take: I was wondering why the phrase 'Lucky You' sounded familiar... then remembered my Lucky Brand jeans say this behind the zipper: So let's say you're on a date. Things are going well, relations commence, and your companion sees that message. Cute? Or a mood killer? Either way, that's a lot of bravado to live up to. Brings to mind Brick Tamland in Anchorman: As for the track, try mixing with: Bam - Jay-Z ft. Damian Marley PIE - Future ft. Chris Brown Stitches - Shawn Mendes download or stream Lucky You: amazon itunes

Stay - The Kid LAROI ft. Justin Bieber

tempo: 85 bpm bpm range:   85  to  90 bpm the dj's take: Song #9 in episode #65 of our mix show (22:29): Cool transition out of Scarface's Guess Who's Back ; loop that properly and you've got an interesting potential beat / mashup. And then we slide into T-Pain and Kehlani's I Like Dat to slow down the pace and take us into the home stretch. A must-spin for any pop dj - serves up a burst of bouncy energy for the youth who've been cooped up for awhile now. Some other key- and bpm-compatible music: Ahora - J Balvin Se Preparó - Ozuna Kill Jay-Z - Jay-Z Can I Get A - Jay-Z  Miss Independent - Ne-Yo Umbrella - Rihanna Treat You Better - Shawn Mendes Mind - Skrillex & Diplo Chandelier - Sia Burn - Ellie Goulding download or stream Stay: amazon DJ Cheat Sheet playlist