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DJ mix/mashup: You Owe Me After Hours (The Weeknd, Nas, Ginuwine)




Made with Logic Pro at 113 bpm

For a hiphop song that probably got blasted a lot in clubs ~2000, You Owe Me is quiet. Speaks to how production has changed in the past 20-30 years; everything gets cranked up a couple orders of magnitude these days (After Hours is a good example). So in the video, that's why you see the volume way up on one and a little lower on the other.

A little behind the scenes: it was a bit of a challenge finding a track that sounded like a perfect beatmatch with You Owe Me. There's some shuffling and variation in the drums, so I was looking for something simpler and more straightforward to pair with it. Took a few tries, but as you can see below, After Hours fit the bill (yellow bars mark the beats):


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