DJ Earworm's The United State of Pop Mashup Video

DJ Earworm United State of Pop

So I stumbled across this interesting video/song a few days ago. DJ Earworm, a San Francisco-based mash-up artist, created a 4½ minute song from the top 25 hits of 2008, according to Billboard magazine. I was a little hesitant to post it, since most of the music that is included in this mash-up reminds me of how mediocre/boring the year 2008 was for pop music. Nevertheless, DJ Earworm manages to create a decent, catchy mash-up track, and an even better music video to go along with it. The tracklist for this mashup is as follows:

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Mixtape Mondays: Jay-Z vs. Coldplay Viva La Hova

Viva La Hova
Late one night, I was at a small party, doing DJ duty and selecting songs on my iPod. I searched for a while, scrolled to a song, then clicked “play.” Chris Martin, of Coldplay, began to croon out his slow (medical?) ballad, “Fix You.” Initially, the crowd was not happy with this choice. “When you feel so tired that you can’t sleep,” Chris sang, slowly. “Stuck in reverse!” he whispered. Suddenly, the word “reverse” began repeating, and a bass beat started thumping. People at the party started tapping their feet. The beat built up, people started dancing, and by the time Jay-Z (aka Jazzy, Sean Carter, Jiggaman, Hova, The Roc, etc.) began rapping, the party was bumping.

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