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Thursday, December 31, 2020

Spotlight - Marshmello, Lil Peep

tempo: 75 bpm

the dj's take: Song #5 in our #55 mix (6:24):

We already went over how this flows nicely out of Lupe Fiasco's The Show Goes On with the guitars, but that was pretty straightforward. The transition into Chris Brown's X took some creativity - cut out an instrumental-only section, copy-pasted, and laid it over the ending vocals of Spotlight:

If you feel like sprinkling a little rock influence into a pop or hiphop set, this is a solid option. Some other key- and bpm-compatible music:

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