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Relationship - Young Thug ft. Future

tempo: 73 bpm bpm range: 70 bpm to 75 bpm the dj's take: Remember when Girls Gone Wild was wild? Calvin Broadus does: Oh the good old days, when you called a girl on your Nokia phone and asked if she wanted to VHS and Chill. A fun retro video, and the percussion should keep things moving on a pop or hiphop night. If you're staying key-compatible, try mixing / mashing up with: DNA. - Kendrick Lamar Party - Chris Brown ft. Usher, Gucci Mane Big Pimpin - Jay-Z ft. UGK Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd Let Me Love You - Ariana Grande Can't Hold Us - Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Day N Nite - Kid Cudi Where Are Ü Now - Skrillex & Diplo ft. Justin Bieber Feeling Myself - Nicki Minaj X - Chris Brown Moses - French Montana download or stream Relationship: amazon spotify playlist

Jumpman - Drake and Future

tempo: 71 bpm bpm range: 70 bpm to 75 bpm The DJ's Take: Song #6 in XXI (12:52): Don't know much about basketball sneakers, but even I can concede that the Jumpman is an institution: Put these on, spray on some Starbury cologne, and you'll be dunking and dropping dimes in no time: As for the track, this is worth a permanent spot in a hiphop playlist. Probably been a minute since you last dropped it, so blow the dust off and give the people a reminder from time to time. If you're staying key-compatible, try mixing / mashing up with: Mercy - Kanye West Deliver - Fifth Harmony Silence - Marshmello, Khalid How Low - Ludacris Bank Account - 21 Savage Butterfly Effect - Travis Scott Slippery - Migos ft. Gucci Mane No Frauds - Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lil Wayne Feel Me - Tyga ft. Kanye West I Got The Keys - DJ Khaled Pony - Ginuwine Uber Everywhere - Madeintyo Wonderful - Travis Scott ft. The Weeknd Throw Sum Mo (feat. Nicki Minaj &

Mi Gente - J Balvin, Willy William ft. Beyoncé

tempo: 105 bpm bpm range:   100  to  105 bpm ,  105  to  110 bpm the dj's take: That beat is the definition of an earworm. Huge hit, and maybe an even bigger remix with Beyoncé. Forget about a crossover - this one went full A.I. on everyone: Try mixing or mashing up with these key-compatible tracks: Extra Luv - Future, YG Toothbrush - DNCE Don't Need Nobody - Ellie Goulding BeFoUr - ZAYN Team - Iggy Azalea Nobody Has To Know (Major Lazer & KickRaux Remix) - Kranium ft. Ty Dolla $ign Player - Tinashe This Summer's Gonna Hurt... - Maroon 5 Sledgehammer - Fifth Harmony L.A. Love (La La) - Fergie Turn Down For What - DJ Snake and Lil Jon Doing It - Charli XCX ft. Rita Ora Misery - Maroon 5 Trouble - Iggy Azalea ft. Jennifer Hudson Bump up a couple bpm's and this might sound interesting with Midnight Sky - Miley Cyrus . download or stream Mi Gente: amazon amazon (remix) spotify playlist itunes

Til The Sun Rise Up - Bob Sinclar ft. Akon

tempo: 126 bpm bpm range: 125 to 130 bpm the dj's take: Feels like a faster, more futuristic / electronic version of Get Lucky . Should work especially well at a beach-side nightclub. As for the video, the girl is attractive and all, but if I were the director, we'd just get this guy to dance in the background: Long list of key-compatible tracks to mix / mash up with: Joyriders - Bassjackers & Brooks Green Light - Lorde My Boo - Ghost Town DJs No Money - Galantis Hey - Fais ft. Afrojack Sweet Harmony - Dubvision DADDY - PSY Another You - Armin Van Buuren ft. Mr. Probz Cool - Alesso Get Outta My Way - Kylie Minogue Waiting For Love - Avicii La La La - Naughty Boy ft. Sam Smith Pompeii - Bastille Invincible - Borgeous Dear Boy - Avicii I Could Be the One (Avicii vs Nicky Romero) [Nicktim - Radio Edit] - Single - Avicii & Nicky Romero The Other Side - Jason Derulo Alive - Krewella Easy Love - Sigala The Veldt - EP - deadmau5 downlo

Partition - Beyoncé

tempo: 93 bpm bpm range: 90 to 95 bpm The DJ's Take: History will show that President Donald Trump had a plan to build a wall between America and Mexico. Quite an undertaking though. Maybe even more challenging than expected . So here's my idea - instead of a wall, let's re-brand it as a 'partition.' Buy a bunch of these things online and line them up across the border: Looks great, everyone knows which country they're about to enter, and if you can get a bulk discount, Mexico just might change their mind about paying for it. Problem solved. And yes, I am a dummy. As for the track, a minor hit that should fit in nicely in a pop or hiphop set. Plus, that bass is deep and heavy enough to smother a room on the right pair of speakers. Worth a longer-term spot in a party rotation. Key-compatible tracks in the 90 to 95 bpm range: ELEMENT. - Kendrick Lamar Company - Justin Bieber Blame It - Jamie Foxx Can't Deny It - Fabolous ft. Na

Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke ft. Pharrell and T.I.

tempo: 120 bpm bpm range: 115 to 120 bpm , 120  to  125 bpm The DJ's Take: A megahit that resulted in a big lawsuit , got seriously overplayed everywhere, and launched the career of a notable supermodel . Any dj who was spinning Top 40 in 2013 had this in their rotation, and it's worth dropping as a musical time machine / throwback in a festive setting. Some key-compatible tracks to mix / mash up with from 115 to 119 bpm: Freedom - Pitbull Hold Up, Wait A Minute - ZHU Cake By The Ocean - DNCE Take Your Time (Do It Right) by The S.O.S. Band And from 120 to 125: My Way - Calvin Harris Good Girls Lie - Akon How Deep is Your Love - Calvin Harris + Disciples Talking Body - Tove Lo She Came To Give It To You - Usher Ghost Town - Adam Lambert Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen download or stream Blurred Lines: amazon spotify playlist itunes

Stargazing - Kygo ft. Justin Jesso

tempo: 99 bpm bpm range: 95 to 100 bpm the dj's take: If I ever start my own astronomy podcast, this will be the theme song. Pretty fair to say this will be featured in Kygo concerts, maybe with a planetarium-style light show going on in the background. Nice, easy drop with Bruno Mars style vocals - worth a spin in a streaming / recorded set. Try mixing / mashing up with key-compatible tracks like: Blank Space - Taylor Swift Body Like A Back Road - Sam Hunt Blem - Drake Tek Weh Yuh Heart - Sean Paul Don't Tell Em - Jeremih Back That Azz Up - Juvenile Dreamlover - Mariah Carey Slow Motion - Trey Songz download or stream Stargazing: amazon spotify playlist itunes

Báilame (Remix) - Nacho, Yandel, Bad Bunny

tempo: 96 bpm bpm range: 95 to 100 bpm the dj's take: Is there anything more fun than reading online English translations? Next time you want to ask a girl (or a guy) to dance, try out this line from the song: Pure poetry. As for the track, strong buzz plus a festive bounce make this worth a spot in the rotation. Try mixing or mashing up with: Ayo - Chris Brown, Tyga Team - Lorde Bitches N Marijuana - Chris Brown, Tyga & SchoolBoy Q Loyal - Chris Brown I Don't F**k With You - Big Sean ft. E-40 download or stream Báilame: amazon itunes

Suena El Dembow - Joey Montana, Sebastián Yatra

tempo: 92 bpm bpm range: 90  to  95 bpm the dj's take: 'Joey Montana' feels like an amalgamation of Tony Montana and the second greatest quarterback of all-time . Good name. As for the track, the buzz is strong, and the danceable beat checks all the boxes for a Latin pop hit. Will we get a remix with a famous American vocalist? I wouldn't rule it out. Try mixing / mashing up with key-compatible tracks like: Pendulum - Katy Perry One More Chance (Remix) - Notorious BIG SUBEME LA RADIO - Enrique Iglesias All We Know - The Chainsmokers Starboy - The Weeknd and Daft Punk Back To Sleep - Chris Brown No Games - Serani Out of the Woods - Taylor Swift This Is How We Do - Katy Perry Teaser - Tanto Metro & Devonte, Devonte & Tanto Metro Heads High - Mr. Vegas F.F.F. - Bebe Rexha, G-Eazy Otis - Jay-Z and Kanye West download or stream Suena El Dembow: amazon spotify playlist  itunes

Timber - Pitbull ft. Ke$ha

tempo: 130 bpm bpm range: 125 to 130 bpm , 130 to 135 bpm The DJ's Take: If they ever make Coyote Ugly 2, I'm guessing this is going on the soundtrack. Anyway, you knew this song had reached a new level of cultural relevance when every other female was writing 'I'm yelling Tinder !' in their dating app profiles. That hook should have a longer shelf life than honey , and should get a good reaction in any festive setting. Long list of key-compatible tracks to mix / mash up with: Something New - Axwell /\ Ingrosso Super Bass - Nicki Minaj Do You Remember - Jay Sean Spotless - Martin Garrix, Jay Hardway Hold On & Believe - Martin Garrix Slave To The Rhythm - Michael Jackson Birthday - Katy Perry Play Hard - David Guetta Sweet Nothing - Calvin Harris Paradise - Benny Benassi and Chris Brown Waiting - Oliver Heldens & Throttle More Than Ever - Breathe Carolina & Ryos download or stream Timber: amazon spotify playlist itun

Marmalade - Macklemore ft. Lil Yachty

tempo: 68 bpm bpm range: 65 bpm  to  70 bpm the dj's take: Sounds like the theme song for a Saturday morning cartoon. Interesting concept for a video; reminds me of Bugsy Malone , where you have kids doing grownup things. Worth a spot in your hiphop rotation, at least in the short-term. Some key-compatible tracks from 65 to 70 bpm: Glorious - Macklemore, Skylar Grey Both - Gucci Mane ft. Drake Pick Up The Phone - Young Thug, Travis Scott Private Show - TI ft. Chris Brown Applause - Lady Gaga And in the 72-73 bpm range: Cupid Shuffle - Cupid Inside Out - The Chainsmokers GDFR - Flo Rida At Night - MNEK Pills & Automobiles - Chris Brown Another Life - Afrojack, David Guetta download or stream Marmalade: amazon itunes