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Showing posts from November 19, 2017

Na Na - Trey Songz

tempo: 97 bpm bpm range:   95  to  100 bpm The DJ's Take: That hook has multi-generational staying power: The 2014 incarnation was a decent hit when it came out, and should keep things moving on a hiphop / r&b night. Try mixing with: Échame La Culpa - Luis Fonsi, Demi Lovato Corazón - Maluma ft. Nego do Borel Run Me Dry - Bryson Tiller Sua Cara - Major Lazer Chained To The Rhythm - Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley Daddy Yo - WizKid Old Thing Back - Matoma & Notorious BIG ft. Ja Rule & Ralph Tresvant This Is How We Do - Katy Perry Shoop - Salt N Pepa Paranoid - Ty Dolla $ign download or stream Na Na: amazon spotify playlist

Plain Jane - A$AP Ferg

tempo: 85 bpm bpm range:   80 bpm  to  85 bpm ,  85 bpm  to  90 bpm the dj's take: So apparently this is influenced by an old Three 6 Mafia song. Hard to argue: I could see this blowing up at a house party or in a more casual urban club. Deserves a spot in the regular hiphop rotation. Some key-compatible tracks from 80 to 85 bpm: Dirty Sexy Money - David Guetta The Way Life Goes - Lil Uzi Vert Walk It Out - Unk Redbone - Childish Gambino Family Feud - Jay-Z ft. Beyoncé Black Widow - Iggy Azalea ft. Rita Ora Reaper - Sia And from 85 to 90 bpm: Feel Me Flow - Naughty By Nature No Limit - G-Eazy ft. A$AP Rocky, Cardi B Rude Boy - Rihanna Izzo (H.O.V.A.) - Jay-Z Empire State of Mind - Jay-Z ft. Alicia Keys Famous - Kanye West Back to Back - Drake Izzo (H.O.V.A.) - Jay-Z Energy - Drake The Black The Berry - Kendrick Lamar Just A Dream - Nelly Remember Me - T.I. ft. Mary J. Blige download or stream Plain Jane: amazon spotify playlist itu

Talk That Talk - Rihanna ft. Jay-Z

tempo: 84 bpm bpm range: 80 bpm to 85 bpm The DJ's Take:  Thought this would be a hit, but it kind of fizzled. Still worth a spin in the warmup portion of a pop set, especially with all that starpower. Try mixing with: Call It What You Want - Taylor Swift I'm Goin' In - Drake ft. Lil Wayne and Young Jeezy Caught Their Eyes - Jay-Z ft. Frank Ocean Side To Side - Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj LA Confidential - Tory Lanez Sure Thing - Miguel Golden - Travie McCoy ft. Sia No Sleep - Wiz Khalifa Russian Roulette - Rihanna download or stream Talk That Talk: iTunes Amazon spotify playlist

Ric Flair Drip - Offset, Metro Boomin

tempo: 100 bpm bpm range:   95  to  100 bpm ,  100  to  105 bpm the dj's take: Sounds like music for a stakeout or covert mission. Slightly different vibe from the guy whose name is in the song title: Probably not going to set things off at the club, but a solid option for the warmup portion of a hiphop set. Some key-compatible tracks between 95 and 100 bpm: Unforgettable - French Montana, Swae Lee Swalla - Jason Derulo Touchin, Lovin - Trey Songz Thrift Shop - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Focus - Ariana Grande Me & U - Cassie And from 100 to 105: Liberian Girl - Michael Jackson Touchin, Lovin - Trey Songz ft. Nicki Minaj Problem - Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea Focus - Ariana Grande download or stream Ric Flair Drip: amazon spotify playlist itunes

rockstar - Post Malone, 21 Savage

tempo: 80 bpm bpm range: 75 bpm  to  80 bpm ,  80 bpm  to  85 bpm the dj's take: A club-ready hiphop track that's already a big hit - wouldn't be shocked if the remix features Future. On a side note, some excellent POV footage of a stage dive he did while performing the song live: They say the true measure of a man is what he does when he's down. And in this case, looks like he just keeps singing and smiling. Props & fist-bumps to you, sir. If you're in the 75 to 80 bpm range, try mixing with these key-compatible tracks: High End - Chris Brown ft. Future & Young Thug We Did It - AREA21 Knock You Down - Keri Hilson, Kanye West, NeYo I Need A Doctor - Dr. Dre ft. Eminem Welcome to Jamrock - Damian Marley See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Stick Talk - Future And from 80 to 85: Myself - NAV Reminder - The Weeknd Bounce - 2 Chainz ft. Lil Wayne Gotta Lotta - 2 Chainz ft. Lil Wayne The Heart Wants What It Wants - Selena Gomez Party -

Candy Paint - Post Malone

tempo: 90 bpm bpm range:   85  to  90 bpm ,  90  to  95 bpm the dj's take: In case you were wondering what candy paint looks like: Nice. Just don't drive it around in the wrong neighborhood. As for the track, should work just fine in a pop or hiphop set. Solid beat you can move to, and people should recognize the vocalist pretty easily by now. Try mixing with: Cásate Conmigo - Silvestre Dangond, Nicky Jam I Got To Have It - Ed OG Say Aah - Trey Songz Drop It Like It's Hot - Snoop Dogg Rollin - Calvin Harris, Future, Khalid Bloodstream - The Chainsmokers NO - Meghan Trainor No Mediocre - T.I. Boom Clap - Charli XCX Africa - Toto It Girl - Jason Derulo In Da Club - 50 Cent Sorry Not Sorry - Bryson Tiller Ooh! - Mary J. Blige Addiction - Ryan Leslie ft. Fabolous Why You Wanna - T.I. Trillmatic - A$AP Mob download or stream Candy Paint: amazon spotify playlist

Wolves - Selena Gomez, Marshmello

tempo: 125 bpm bpm range: 120  to  125 bpm ,  125  to  130 bpm the dj's take: Is Hollywood making a new Twilight movie starring Selena Gomez? If not, I think they should. Then this could be the lead single. Maybe do an alternate video with  Taylor Lautner  as the love interest: Worth a prominent spot in your pop rotation. Some key-compatible tracks from 120 to 125 bpm: One More Time - Daft Punk You Don't Know Me - Jax Jones, Raye Tired - Alan Walker ft. Gavin James There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back - Shawn Mendes Space Race - Sterling Mercury FREE.K - Pitbull Wake Me Up - Avicii Starships - Nicki Minaj Disturbia - Rihanna And between 125 and 130: Mr. Saxobeat - Alexandra Stan Who's That Chick - Rihanna and David Guetta Hotel Room Service - Pitbull PYT - Michael Jackson Freak - R3hab ft. Quintino Break Through The Silence - Martin Garrix, Matisse & Sadko Children - Justin Bieber Beautiful Now - Zedd Together - Calvin Harri

Not Afraid - Eminem

tempo: 86 bpm bpm range:   85  to  90 bpm The DJ’s Take:  FDR once said the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. So if I'm getting ready for a no-holds-barred brawl in the Octagon, this one is going in the training playlist. Cold, relentless beat, and hopefully the message in the hook would embed itself in my brain. And right before the fight, this could be my entrance music: Guaranteed victory. Anyway, Not Afraid is a former #1 song in the country, and certainly worth a spin in a hiphop set as a throwback. Try mixing with: Two Birds, One Stone - Drake Waterfalls - TLC Impatient - Jeremih ft. Ty Dolla $ign New Americana - Halsey Nobody To Love - Sigma Drankin' Patna - T-Pain How Many Drinks - Miguel Part II (On The Run) - Jay-Z ft. Beyoncé Me and My Broken Heart - Rixton Obsessed - Mariah Carey download or stream Not Afraid: amazon spotify playlist

Please Don't Go - Mike Posner

tempo: 120 bpm bpm range:   115  to  120 bpm ,  120  to  125 bpm The DJ’s Take: Calm and serene, and has a funky keyboard that reminds me of the one Stevie Wonder uses in Boogie On Reggae Woman . Plus, it starts to flutter later on in the song, which makes you feel like you’re playing Centipede: A former Top 20 hit that should add a little futuristic flavor as a throwback in a pop mix. 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: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke ft. Pharrell 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 Please Don't Go: amazon spotify playlist itunes