Diplo Responds to Quenlin Blackwell ‘Grooming’ Accusations

Diplo has responded to the backlash surrounding his supposed living arrangement with 19-year-old TikTok star Quenlin Blackwell.

It all started last week after the social media influencer told her 4.1 million followers that she was “living” with the 41-year-old DJ.

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“I live with Diplo right now, and he fully supports my endeavors,” she shared in a TikTok that thanked him “for always supporting [her] screaming antics.” Additionally, Diplo has since appeared in several videos with Quenlin, including one captioned, “when you dont have to pay rent,” as well as a series of clips titled, “Living With Diplo.”

That said, it didn’t take long for the information to raise eyebrows online, with some accusing the DJ of “grooming” Quenlin. And so, in response to speculation about the nature of their relationship, Diplo took to his Twitter on Sunday to refute any allegations of impropriety.

“OK so I rent one of my properties to @quenblackwell. And yes I use the studio that is in that building,” he wrote, later mentioning in a follow-up tweet that they’ve previously bonded by making music together.

“Her social media is sarcastic and chaotic and I can see you can get a twisted idea but there is nothing but a friendship between us,” Diplo continued, before adding that “as a landlord I don’t really consider age or race as a qualification.”

“U just gotta pay security deposit. And don’t poke holes in the walls or ruin my carpet,” he said.

Not only that, but over the weekend, Quenlin herself also issued a statement in which she denied the two were anything more than just friends.

“I’m an adult. I’m not being groomed. Platonic relationships exist. I’ve been living here for over a year,” she wrote. “I’d rather break both of my legs and be forced to walk than pursue Diplo romantically and he’d rather choke.”

Quenlin then went on to contend that Diplo is “barely in LA because he’s so busy,” before saying that he’s only “given me the opportunity and the security to create.”

“Diplo and his team are my mentors in LA and they are my safety net. Diplo and his team have saved me numerous times from the weirdos in LA. My parents trust him. I trust him,” Quenlin added. “Y’all are making me feel icky. Diplo is my LA dad..nothing more.”

See both Diplo and Quenlin’s responses, below.

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— queen quen (@quenblackwell) October 26, 2020

OK so I rent one of my properties to @quenblackwell. And yes I use the studio that is in that building. Her social media is sarcastic and chaotic and I can see you can get a twisted idea but there is nothing but a friendship between us.

— Thomas Wesley (@diplo) October 26, 2020

As a landlord I don’t really consider age or race as a qualification. U just gotta pay security deposit. And don’t poke holes in the walls or ruin my carpet

— Thomas Wesley (@diplo) October 26, 2020

We made music together https://t.co/jvlHPiSbpe

— Thomas Wesley (@diplo) October 26, 2020

Photo via Getty / TikTok @quenblackwell

Twitch Is Cracking Down on DJs

Twitch streamers are noticing an unexpected uptick in the number of Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) complaints against their accounts for playing or using copyrighted music in their streams, and nobody’s happy about it. With many noting that the concept of Twitch DJ set incorporating copyrighted music is effectively dead, it seems as if the creator-driven video sharing platform has finally cracked down on its Community Guidelines for music.

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Over the past several days, Twitch streamers — both partners and affiliates — have been tweeting about the fact that they have noticed more than a few out-of-the-blue DMCA takedown complaints on clips that go years back. While it’s a well known fact that people host DJ sets, especially for fundraisers or virtual parties under COVID-19, on Twitch, it’s actually not really allowed. A takedown notice can jeopardize your channel, and several notices — no matter the length of the protected material — can ruin years of one’s audience-building efforts.

In Twitch’s Community Guidelines, there are express instructions for users not to facilitate or stream a “DJ Set,” in addition to a “Radio-Style Music Listening Show,” among other streaming styles that involve protected works. As a content provider on the internet, Twitch is held to the same standards and exemptions for speech outlined in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act that was buzzed about during President Trump’s Twitter tirade against protestors last week. A key exemption from speech that Section 230 protects, however, is speech that violates intellectual property (IP) laws — meaning, in most cases, DJ sets. This means that if Twitch receives a complaint from labels that their IP is being used in a stream, it has to investigate and pursue a takedown, or otherwise lose its Safe Harbor protection.

This explains why Twitch is so aggressively pursuing takedowns, since some content hosted on the platform is sure to violate copyright laws, but the process is no different from YouTube or SoundCloud’s in terms of DMCA takedowns. The sudden uptick in complaints has left creators scratching their heads, rushing to save content, and overall scrambling to figure out how to eliminate any infringements from past clips or VODs.

Tove Lo Will DJ Tonight at PAPER x Club Quarantine

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At last week’s PAPER x Club Quarantine, we called in Rico Nasty, Ashnikko and Lolo Zouaï to deliver remote DJ sets packed with bops, from Rico dropping her own feature on 100 gecs‘ “ringtone” remix to Ashnikko powering through her discography of viral hits (“Tantrum,” “Working Bitch”). The Zoom party’s drag performer, The Ugly One, was everything but, and performed to a leak of “Free Woman” off Lady Gaga’s forthcoming album Chromatica, as well as the criminally underrated Born This Way deep cut, “Heavy Metal Lover.” (Little Monsters went wild in the chat).

Some people danced in jock straps, while others ate ramen on camera in the pajamas they haven’t removed all week. Anything goes at Club Q, the biggest — and most persistent — nightly rave on the internet.

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Yes, it’s somehow Wednesday again, which means PAPER x Club Quarantine is back with another three-hour party featuring special guest DJs. Tove Lo, who released Sunshine Kitty in 2019, will close out the night in anticipation of her new song, “Sadder Badder Cooler,” out May 22. DeathbyRomy is also celebrating a brand new track, “Kiss Me Goodbye,” coming Friday, which follows her perfectly abrasive 2019 EP, Love u – to Death. BigKlit will drop by to guest DJ, fresh off her Trippie Redd collab, “Beautiful,” in addition to Tei Shi, who’s prepping a big 2020 project (Stream its lead single, “Die 4 Ur Love”). Finally, “Bet” singer A l l i e will come through the party, with a drag performance from Chicago queen Khloe Park.

Love Bailey, the “Scarlet Woman,” will host PAPER x Club Q all night long to rev up the Zoom chat and raise money for her Savage Ranch Artist Residency fundraiser. “The Savage Ranch is an international creative community located in the Southern California Desert of Temecula,” Bailey’s GoFundMe reads. “We are dedicated to giving visionaries, activists, and artists a chance to to create art, live, work and explore their creative fantasies in a place free from any gender and sexual discrimination.”

For entrance into PAPER x Club Quarantine, you’ll need a Zoom code, which will be announced to the public right here tonight at 9 PM EST. Stans, you’ll want to watch this space closely — and run, don’t walk, to enter the party.

For party tips and etiquette, follow Club Quarantine on Instagram (@clubquarantine).

Thee JoJo Will DJ PAPER x Club Quarantine Tonight

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Big Freedia has the power to command any room she stands before, even if it’s virtually over Zoom from her backyard in NOLA. At last week’s PAPER x Club Quarantine, the music legend flipped the entire party upside down — literally — as hundreds of people began twerking against their walls over webcams. Freedia was joined by fellow icon Uffie, whose nostalgic DJ set juxtaposed a night of new beginnings: First, with Messer and then with Aluna, who both used the internet’s biggest queer rave to reintroduce themselves. Also, it went until 1 AM EST… That’s four straight hours of partying in quarantine.

Somehow it’s Wednesday again, which means it’s time for yet another PAPER x Club Quarantine party — a perfectly valid excuse to excessively drink mid-week. Per usual, we’ve brought together a lineup tonight from all corners of pop culture, high and low, old and new.

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Thee JoJo, who just dropped her sultry, new album, good to know, will be guest DJing; London breakout Bree Runway, who just released “Damn Daniel” with Yung Baby Tate, is also booked to make the Zoom go “APESHIT,” as well as Eartheater, the experimental siren with a newly debuted song, “Below the Clavicle,” following 2019’s spectacular album, Trinity. While MNDR has been relatively quiet since 2012’s Feed Me Diamonds, she’s prepping to come back this year as a solo artist (Listen to “Fragile”). She’ll be previewing new material as a guest DJ, in addition to New York’s Pauli Cakes, who will be raising money for DisCakes‘ Mutual Aid for Immigrants in NYC — an emergency fund for local immigrants impacted by COVID-19.

Rounding out the three-hour party, which hits capacity at 1,000 guests, are drag queen The Miss Toto and host Slay Rizz, the Filipinx Prrrincesa and Slaysian Mutha who’s been creating trends online before they hit mainstream for the past decade. If you’re somehow unfamiliar, start with “YES Bitch” and move onto “Art Star.”

For entrance into PAPER x Club Quarantine, you’ll need a Zoom code, which will be announced to the public right here tonight at 9 PM EST. Stans, you’ll want to watch this space closely — and run, don’t walk, to enter the party.

For party tips and etiquette, follow Club Quarantine on Instagram (@clubquarantine).

Dinah Jane DJ’d a Virtual Set From Her Bathtub

Even in isolation, Nasty Cherry is still the ultimate party crasher.

At PAPER’s Wednesday night party with Club Quarantine, Zoom’s OG queer rave, the Los Angeles pop-punk band surprise dropped by to premiere their new single, “Shoulda Known Better,” out this Friday. Gabi Bechtel, Chloe Chaidez and Georgia Somary all separately called in (Debbie Knox-Hewson is social distancing in the UK) to dance with their fans to the nostalgic, guitar-led bop. “You’re a true deceiver/ I shoulda known better, yeah,” lead vocalist Bechtel sings on the track, queuing up a fresh, new era with early 2000s attitude. On Zoom, she thrashed her platinum bob, while Chaidez danced in front of a virtual Eiffel Tower and Somary doused herself with water. It was all during a DJ set by MEATY, the BDSM rap artist who wears a nail-covered gimp mask and performs with pitched down, demonic vocals.

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At 9 PM EST, PAPER x Club Quarantine publicly dropped the zoom code, as Dana Dentata started DJing a mix of hip-hop classics and ear-shredding metal. During soundcheck the hour prior, Dentata reflected with Club Q’s co-founders about also being from Toronto. She used to regularly perform in a punk band at a local queer bar, called The Beaver, which is temporarily closed under COVID-19. Her set last night was ravenous, as she wore a black latex face mask and waved around a devilish baby doll. The comments section exploded with a flurry of “WTF’s,” but it seems Dentata prefers to elicit a polarizing response through her music, which includes 2019’s perfectly aggressive Daddy Loves You EP.

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Our hilarious party host Mike Thornwell, who switched in and out of what seemed like dozens of wigs all night, then introduced the next guest: Victoria Monét. Earlier in the day, the singer asked Twitter fans to request songs for an intimate DJ set in celebration of her latest single, “Dive,” about yearning for good head game — especially while in quarantine. Everything from TLC’s “Creep” to Janet Jackson’s “All For You” filled her 30-minute slot, before segueing into her sultry, new bop. Of course, the chat went wild. Monét, who’s bisexual, later reminded fans on Twitter that “Dive” is about both men and women, saying, “Don’t get it twisted… women dive too.”




After a drag show from JayJay Kings (and Nasty Cherry’s surprise appearance), Rising pop star Gia Woods kept the night moving with a mix of bangers from all her pop predecessors: Madonna, Britney Spears and Lady Gaga. (Thank you for playing “G.U.Y.” from Gaga’s unsung epic, ARTPOP.) She also played her own material, including “Keep On Coming” and “Only a Girl,” the queer anthem that helped launch her career. (Its music video has nearly 11 million plays on YouTube.) “Only a girl knows how a girl feels,” Woods sings. “Only a girl can make me feel this way.” One of the highlights was a sexy remix to an unreleased Woods song by her cousin NAR, the DJ/producer who later closed out PAPER x Club Q with an iconic remix of Kelis’ “Milkshake.”

Fifth Harmony stans who waited patiently all night for their queen, Dinah Jane, were kept fed when the solo star emerged from her own bathtub in a sparkly bustier, daisy dukes and face-shielding sunglasses. With her initials and some soft candles burning behind her, Jane’s quarantine set-up was truly a sight to behold. In-between gushing with Thornwell about his wigs, Jane played songs like Rihanna’s “Work,” Mariah Carey’s “Heartbreaker” and Doja Cat’s “Cyber Sex.” She also played her own solo material, from the sexed-up single “Lottery” to her more recent release, “Missed a Spot.” As if to cap off the night, and all our quarantine moods, the diva threw it back to Fifth Harmony’s 2016 Ty Dolla $ign-assisted smash, “Work From Home.” At once, the chat sounded off: “I can’t stand these nights alone…” At least, Club Q makes it all a bit easier.

Iconic Video Games Are Being Turned Into Virtual Stages

As virtual raves have become the norm for an entire nightlife industry displaced by the global pandemic, a new race to stand out amidst a flood of livestreams has emerged.

From Minecraft to Imvu and even Fortnite, artists have increasingly been turning to the world of video games as a way to give fans a more immersive, digital show-going experience. By using an avatar, attendees can navigate 3D environments and interact in virtual space like simpler times when everybody could cram into rooms with hundreds of strangers and get our ear drums blown out while vodka sodas spilled down our backs.

And while video game raves may be one of the more exciting alternatives to gain traction under quarantine, we still have to ask: can we take it yet another step further? Comrade Massie seems to think so.

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A creative lead at Boiler Room, Massie has been spending his time in quarantine recreating stages from childhood video games and turning them into virtual clubs where viewers can party alongside characters like Sonic and Zelda. The idea, which started out as a joke rivalry between Boiler Room and Cercle as a way to one up the other livestreaming platform’s picturesque locations, quickly grew into a passion project for Massie when global clubs began to shut down.

Odds are you’ve already seen one of his sets floating around your timeline, having already transformed the Nintendo 64 versions of the Legend of Zelda’s Hyrule Castle and Sonic’s Green Hill Zone into dancefloors. His latest recreation sees Massie reviving the iconic Dam level from one of the console’s cult classic first-person shooters, Goldeneye 64. Tapping undercover aliases of DJs Die Another Kisray (Minou), Haynes Bond (Maximum Haze), Goldpinger (Club Winston) and her Rajestys Secret Service (Raji Rags), all four team up for a back-to-back secret set of electro, techno and trance from the likes of Boys Noize, Objekt, Martyn and Skee Mask.

Ahead of the PAPER premiere of his Goldeneye64 DJ set, we caught up with Comrade Massie to better understand what went into recreating the level and where he plans to take the project going forward.

Where did the idea for this come from?

The idea for it came from an observation about the friendly competition between Boiler Room and rival music platform Cercle. While we tended towards low-key basements and warehouses (hence the name), they’ve always been one for pageantry, featuring impressive locations and impressive swooping drone shots that will often slowly descend down to a tech house DJ’s bald head (I kid, don’t send the drones after me). The Eiffel Tower, the Great Wall, Iguazú Falls… that kind of thing. Some friends and I joked that eventually Zoomers would be unimpressed by the kind of locations that serve as default green screen backgrounds and would only relate to iconic game levels. Then after a brief pause, the realization set in: that sounds fun. I’ve always been into video games and music primarily. I don’t really watch films or TV series, so this is a nice crossover which I’m sure other losers like me will enjoy.

What makes a good video game stage?

There’s the practical consideration of being able to retrieve the assets: popular games will often have strong modding communities, so the tools exist to extract the data from the game that’s needed. More obscure titles require lots more work. There’s also issues like the fact that PS1 games are notoriously hard to get models from (often they will lack “z-axis” co-ordinates in the extracted data and thus come out as a 2D mess). The fun part is figuring out which ones work best as a stage for DJ sets, and how different levels would suit different musical styles and atmospheres (for instance, the Sonic Green Hill Zone d&b set or Crash Bandicoot 1’s N. Sanity Beach party I’ve just finished texturing). It’s also exciting to imagine how each of the game’s characters would react to the music, as well as adding little easter eggs into the background for people to spot.

What do you hope viewers get out of these sets?

Other than the brief burst of nostalgia, I hope that it sets the scene in their minds for the kind of tracks that are gonna be played. Beyond that I’d just expect them to treat it like any other DJ livestream. A quick glance at it every so often before relegating it to one of their many browser tabs while they work. To be fair, I’ve never really been into super overproduced live shows or streams. I get why people like it, but I guess I’m a man of simple tastes. Some basic visuals and good music will do me fine. I also like it as an opportunity to showcase a lot of lesser known tracks that people would shy away from in a club full of people fiending for the big hits. You’re not obliged to pander to the crowd: I will make them dance whether they like it or not. That, and getting a shout out from a party happening somewhere is always gonna be a plus.

On a technical level, how do you go about creating these 360 environments?

Without going into too much detail, I’ve used a very budget 360 camera (been attempting it with a normal camera while in quarantine and stretching it into an artificial 360° shot). I also build the whole environment in Blender, a powerful free 3D software that often gets overlooked (everyone should have a copy). Depending on the game, sometimes I’m required to rebuild or retexture certain parts, which can take weeks or even months if I have a lot on. I also animate everything myself, which was a steep learning curve but a challenge that I relish each time. I figured that a lot of the average clubgoers you’d see on livestreams can’t dance at all (myself included), so folk could perhaps excuse my admittedly garbage animation skills.

What do you see as being the future of this project?

Given that the conditions of this coronavirus lockdown might impact the ability for folk to gather together in large events for a while, it’s a (hopefully short) window of time in which these livestreaming concepts can flourish for a bit. This project was only started for a laugh last year, so the support from some of my idols has been a pleasant bonus. I don’t want to try and monetize it as I respect the hard work that has gone into the development of these games and can’t claim credit for that

In terms of what ones I want to do next, there’s label we’ve been starting up (named Truth-Hz), which features many of the artists involved in an official series I run on Boiler Room called Crowdsourced. The show has producers make music live from random snippets of audio (and endless memes) that the audience send in. I’m really proud of how it’s progressed thus far despite many setbacks, and I love the little family of insanely talented Soundcloud legends that it brought together. No cap, I see them all as the best producers in the UK right now.

Shout outs to Wize (the host), MoreNight, Parkinson White, Emmavie, Digital Mozart, Ouri, ROMderful and Oshi. Each of them will have their own release party in different games: Super Mario 64, SSX Tricky, GTA, Jet Set Radio Future, Metal Gear Solid, Spyro and more. I’m very much looking forward to all those, as I was hoping to do an official Boiler Room in the office as a label showcase this summer. That plan has been shelved indefinitely. This is a nice way to soothe the disappointment of both that and missing out on some of the worldwide BR shows I was booked to direct. Think it’s time to switch dimensions for a bit.

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Copyright Claims Are Ruining Livestreams for Everyone

When DJ D-Nice‘s “Home School” Instagram Live stream went viral, high-profile viewers poured in. Verified accounts like Oprah and Michelle Obama entered the chat — alongside Mark Zuckerberg. In an interview with Vibe, Instagram music partnerships strategist Fadia Kader even promoted the use of the Live feature during the COVID-19 pandemic, predicting that it would spark “amazing creativity” during an uncertain time.

But DJs out of work in a nightlife-less economy trying to follow DJ D-Nice’s lead and stream their own sets on Instagram Live can’t seem to catch a break. If you tune into a DJ’s live-stream, you’re likely to see disclaimers trying to preempt a copyright takedown, which stop their stream suddenly, kicking both the streamer and the audience out to the home page, sending the streamer a notice about copyright infringement, forcing them to start their stream over and just generally killing the vibe.

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Jordan Page, who DJs in New York under the name VeryAdvanced, says he’s tried to DJ on Instagram Live once a week since the pandemic began, but has been frustrated by copyright takedowns: “It sucks. It happens at the least convenient times, too.” Reginald Sinkler, a veteran New York DJ operating under the monikers P.U.D.G.E. and Pudgemental, agrees: “[Copyright takedowns] affect the flow of your craft, and the efficiency of delivery when you have to stop and restart the live feed and wait for people to join again. It definitely takes away momentum and leads people to move away from your page.”

Page is also a stylist and event producer, and says the suspension of nightlife has affected his income and social life. Sinkler, who has been DJing in New York since the mid-90s, and has been trying to livestream approximately every other day. Still, it’s hardly profitable. “I’ve received a few donations or tips from Djing on livestream, but it’s not comparable to the amount I can make at gigs,” he says.

A spokesperson confirms that Instagram worked closely with DJ D-Nice to ensure that the “Home School” stream went smoothly. But when asked to clarify the normal rules for streaming DJ sets on Live, they say there are a few more limits to what’s allowed: “While our partnerships with music rights holders allow people to add music to the moments they share on Facebook and Instagram, music rights are complex, and there are layers to the limitations in how we can allow people to include music in their Live videos.”

Without clear guidelines for how to proceed, DJs are left guessing. Are the takedowns algorithmic, or the result of human moderation? If it’s an algorithm, what’s the best way to fool it? Some believe the takedowns are triggered by the duration that someone plays an individual song.

“It only happened to me once,” says Adam Alexander, a Miami-based DJ who goes by Silent Addy, of his experience with Instagram copyright violations. “It really only happens when you play a song for too long, but I usually mix fast anyway, so [the algorithm] doesn’t detect it.”

Others say it’s about which artists’ music you play. In my understanding the more popular the song, the higher the chance of it getting flagged,” says Sinkler. “So switching songs fast and using effects or talking over them seems to work as a quick fix.” Page echoes this sentiment: “I hear it’s the labels putting pressure on [Instagram], which I don’t understand. What’s the difference between me DJing on Instagram Live and a set at a club?”

“Well, when you DJ at a bar, generally the performer assumes that the venue has the appropriate licensing,” says Ian Corzine, a Los Angeles-based lawyer specializing in copyright. “Most times, [they don’t, and] it’s illegal. Most of the time, no one’s really going to complain, it’s accepted conduct in society. But on Instagram, there’s a computer reading every single note that’s being played.”

Corzine says that there’s no legal basis for DJs broadcasting copyrighted music on Instagram Live, unless Instagram secures broadcast licenses for the works being used. “So they just arranged for broadcast licensing for D-Nice, and I hate to say it, but a lot of the time on social media, the rich get richer. Because D-Nice had a relationship with IG, and probably other people out there, he was able to get that gig, and most other DJs don’t have that same relationship.”

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But because DJ D-Nice, in his viral and heavily-promoted stream, used copyrighted music — and this behind-the-scenes dealmaking wasn’t made public, even in Kader’s interview with Vibe or D-Nice’s own interview with the New York Times — DJs were left scratching their heads at how he was able to pull it off so successfully. Page calls this “an example of preferential treatment” on Instagram’s part. “No DJ should have this issue. This is a time where people are looking for an escape, some fun and some comfort. Why take it away?”

“It would be nice if we could all get that help,” Pudge agrees. “The music is for the people, and as DJs we’re promoting the music and artists. I’m not sure how it benefits anyone to restrict DJs from playing music in/on public platforms.”

“I would guess that [D-Nice] played the whole set for them and then they’d go through and have their lawyers make sure everything is accounted for and that the broadcast licenses are paid.” Corzine says. “They may have even put [things] on the setlist themselves. They may have even talked to the artists themselves, and [the artist] might say, “sure, sounds good to me,” because [they] want the exposure.”

In response to the takedowns, some artists are absconding to other platforms like Twitch, which is supposedly more lenient with copyright takedowns. Alexander, who also organizes the Bashment series of parties in Miami, says he and his DJ collective “think we will be more leaning towards” using the service over Instagram. Page concurs:”I’ve heard of DJs moving to Twitch and even Reddit. I’m not really in those worlds but I’m interested in checking them out.”

Corzine acknowledges that Twitch is known for being more lenient in the implementation of its copyright policy, but notes that there is no real difference in legality between a set on Zoom, Twitch, Instagram Live or anywhere else. There’s also no likely scenario in which Instagram announces publicly that it will ramp down copyright enforcement.

Still, the DJs I spoke to say that doesn’t reduce the sting of celebrities getting special treatment, or that Instagram orchestrated a social media event around DJing on their platform without making the same tools accessible to the majority of its users.

It’s hard to let go of Instagram if that’s where you built your audience. “People aren’t as willing to follow every DJ to a different platform,” says Sinkler. “IG has become like TV at times, and people are just switching stations.”

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Even while expressing a fatigue with peoples’ attention spans on Instagram Live, Alexander agrees: “It’s definitely easier to reach people [on Instagram] because you don’t have to promote that you’re on [Live]. At least one person will see that you’re on.”

Corzine says that he’s hearing many of the same complaints from his clients: “It’s just a crazy system. A lot of the platforms make good money on people stealing other content, to be really honest. So the forward-facing rules are “we do not violate copyright law, we do not sanction this,” but really, they make their money off of that.”

He’s an advocate for opening up copyright law, which he says “is just not up to date with our current expression of art.” But he puts most of the blame for DJs’ current predicament on a lack of transparency from social media companies. “The law has to change, but besides that, the platforms have to be more transparent. Because many creators are just confused. There’s just blind ambiguity.”

Blu DeTiger Is TikTok’s Most Badass Bassist

It was only a matter of time until the world took notice of Blu DeTiger. The Gen Z singer-songwriter has been putting out tunes and testing the waters with her solo work over the past year and a half, making a name for herself at some of downtown Manhattan’s hottest spots as a bass guitar-playing DJ. She’s immediately recognizable. From the disco-centric Alphabet City dive Joyface to the luxe Public Hotel, her spot behind the ones and twos is reserved just for her and the neck of her instrument.

After taking a small winter break from releasing a lineup of funk-inspired singles — having taken time to play alongside alt-pop kickstarters Caroline Polacheck and Kitten’s Chloe Chaidez — Blu’s back. Not only is she bringing one hell of an earworm to the table with her new single “Figure It Out,” a blasé take on indie-pop lovesickness, she’s also bringing a newfound social following: enter, the almighty TikTok.

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While casually scrolling through my For You Page, I came across a familiar face playing a clever rendition of Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage.” The Suga single had been blowing up on the platform already, and while most wouldn’t associate the song’s sex-slicked lyrics with the low-passed acoustics of a bass, Blu brought the instrument to the forefront of the trend regardless. The video has since racked up millions of views and helped build a consistent fanbase for her on the app, with over a quarter of a million people following her takes on TikTok trends and tracks.

@bludetiger

lol I had to ##savagechallenge @theestallion

♬ original sound – bludetiger

While a bass guitar might be considered inaccessible compared to the front-and-center sonics of a keyboard or topline strings, Blu makes it all friendly on TikTok. No note from her covers or original songs is simply bubbling underneath a melody or taking on the ice-cold attitude that bassists are normally expected to evoke. Instead, she’s bobbing along to even the lowest of plucks, right there with her listeners and viewers; she’s enjoying it just as much as you.

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PAPER caught up with Blu DeTiger to talk about the surprise of TikTok virality, DJing gigs and how she created her new single “Figure It Out,” below.

What all have you been up to since your last single dropped?

I’ve been writing music and doing a lot of touring. Most recently I’ve been touring with Caroline Polachek as her sole bandmate. It’s been amazing. I’ve learned a lot from just hanging out with her, and every show has been special. I was also about to go on a European tour with an artist named Fletcher that I was super excited about. I was opening for her as well as playing bass in her band. The Fletcher tour has been postponed as well as many of the Caroline dates (due to COVID-19).

Do you have any crazy DJing stories from the past year?

I don’t know if this counts as “crazy,” but for New Years 2020 I had a really long and packed night. I think that’s probably the most sets I’ve had to do in one night. I first had a DJ set at PublicArts from 9 PM – 12 AM to ring in the new year. Then I went to Brooklyn to meet up with some friends. I took an Uber to Ridgewood where my second set was. Did my hour set there from 3:30 – 4:30 AM, then DJ’d some songs for my friend Alice’s live set from 4:45 – 5:15 AM. Then, I ended back in Manhattan at Joyface to play some songs on bass. At 6 AM they brought out bagels for breakfast — it was amazing. The idea of hundreds of people dancing in a crowded club, or bouncing around the city at night with friends, feels so distant at this moment. I hope we can all get back to being together, physically, and dance soon.

When did you start making TikToks?

I technically posted my first one when I downloaded the app back in November 2019, but I didn’t really use the app until I posted a cover of Doja Cat’s “Say So.” I was about to leave for the airport to start a tour, and was going to be away for a while, so I thought I should make some videos on this platform before I left and see what happened. I wasn’t thinking much about it, but I woke up the next day after posting the Doja Cat video and it had over 30k likes and hundreds of comments. I posted that video on March 2nd of this year and I got hooked and have been posting every day since then.

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Have you been surprised by the massive audience you’ve reached with these shorter clips and covers?

Yes and no. I’m always extremely grateful for any audience that I have. Now that I’m taking a second to reflect, I realize I have a unique set of skills for these videos. I’ve been playing bass since I was 7, and I can also slap, which not all bass players can do. It’s primarily a funk technique that isn’t necessary to all genres of music. There are incredible professional bass players who don’t do it. But slap is exciting, it’s what a lot people think of when they think of bass, like Seinfeld, “slap-a-da-bass.” People love to see it and it cuts through from an audio standpoint, within the track and on the iPhone, which is important. Sometimes it’s difficult to hear bass on these iPhone speakers. When I started DJing, I always brought my bass and played along to my set, and I still do. I have a jazz background as well, so I could re-harmonize songs on the fly. I could slap over Cardi B, shred over Gwen Stefani or just sit in the pocket of a song. I can play the exact part in the recording, I can improvise, or I can even make up a bass part completely from scratch. Most of these hip hop songs don’t have live bass. Most of my bass “covers” on TikTok are my own made up bass lines that I thought could work musically or be fun for the song. I think this is a skill I developed through DJing with live bass and through writing my own songs too. And not for nothing, I’m covering certified hits for the most part — songs that are familiar, popping on TikTok already, and/or are hot AF. People just love covers.

Are there any songs you haven’t covered yet that you think will translate well as a cover?

I have a list of songs that I want to do, and I try to make at least one a day. Today I’m going to do “Toosie Slide” by Drake. I like to do the unexpected ones — songs that don’t have a real live bassline. No one expects live bass with trap beats usually and it actually turns out pretty cool.

Have you had the chance to network with any other big TikTokers?

I haven’t in person obviously since everyone is at home right now, but I’ve made some “collab” videos with a few people. Those are videos of me reacting to a video of someone playing and I add the bass part. I’ve done this with a drummer, a guitarist, and a talk box player. I feel like all the big music accounts find each other eventually.

Are you planning to have “Figure It Out” go up as a TikTok sound that people can make videos to?

Yes, definitely! I really hope people feel inspired to make videos of them playing along to the song or dancing to it.

How did you get the idea for the new song?

I wrote it exactly a year ago. The beat was sent to me, this trotty 6/8 groove, and I was in a session with my friend Bayli. The song just poured out. It started with the “Don’t know what you’re saying/ You’re flying higher than a plane” lines and it honestly just wrote itself from there. I think we had the first verse and chorus written in about 20 minutes. It was one of those songs that I honestly didn’t even know what I was writing about until it was finished. It just came out from what I was feeling that day and then I realized what I was trying to say after the song was pretty much done. Then after taking a break from the song for a while, we finished it up with the drop “oohs” part and then the emotion of the music and the lyrics all really clicked.

Do you have any plans to release a full-length project in the near future?

Yes! I will definitely be releasing an EP this year. Some of the songs I want to include were just written and produced this week in quarantine.

Stream Blu DeTiger’s “Figure It Out,” below.

Photography: Aidan Zamiri

Party With Rebecca Black Tonight at PAPER x Club Quarantine

Pabllo Vittar, the Brazilian pop supernova, stopped by PAPER x Club Quarantine last Wednesday to deliver a killer DJ set that featured highlights from her new album, 111, some ass-shaking choreography and a fan that kept her wig flowing all night long. With living room drag shows from Rify Royalty and Louisianna Purchase, and a sweaty final hour from Ecuador’s DJ MINAS, the Zoom party made mid-week isolation something to celebrate — not that time is real anymore, anyway.

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At 9 PM EST, PAPER’s party with Club Quarantine opens once again. Tonight, unsung internet icon Rebecca Black will drop through with a live DJ set. You know her from “Friday” fame, a cultural touchstone that saw her face more criticism than she deserved, but Black recently dropped a solid double-single, as well: Self Sabotage / Closer. Chilean disco queen Javiera Mena will also DJ, having just debuted her new single, “Flashback,” off an album slated to release later this year. New York’s own Sateen will add some serious glamour to the club, spinning tracks in anticipation of their Crystallized EP, out this Friday. (Listen to its title track, here). Rising producer/artist Himera and punk drag performer Allysin Chaynes will round out the night, which is three hours long and hits capacity at 1,000 guests.

For entrance into PAPER x Club Quarantine, you’ll need a Zoom code, which will be announced to the public right here tonight at 9 PM EST. Stans, you’ll want to watch this space closely — and run, don’t walk, to enter the party.

For party tips and etiquette, follow Club Quarantine on Instagram (@clubquarantine).

Kim Petras Debuted a New Song at PAPER x Club Quarantine

If you weren’t one of the 1000 people who made it into the Zoom video chat for PAPER’s Club Quarantine collab with special guests Tinashe and Kim Petras, you missed out majorly. Maybe you’ll make the list next time!

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Club Quarantine, referred to in shorthand as Club Q, is quickly becoming the hottest club in the world. Even in an era of self-isolation under the threat of coronavirus, you can bet that people aren’t going to abandon the spaces they danced, performed, lived and loved at. We may not be together physically, but by harnessing the power of the video conferencing platform Zoom, we can come together virtually every night. That is, however, if you’re one of the first 1,000 people who can nab a joining code.


PAPER x Club Q’s Tuesday, March 31 party was truly one for the books, reaching capacity in minutes. In addition to DJ sets from Tinashe and Kim Petras with Aaron Joseph, there were sets from DJs Myst Milano and Lez Pop, and performances by Lucy Stoole and Denim Pussy. The lineup was stacked and the queue to get in became just as stacked as stans got word that one of the headliners was teasing a new song that harkened back to her dance-pop beginnings. Enter: Kim Petras’ “Malibu.”

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“…Your kisses taste like Malibu,” Petras sings in a sticky-sweet tone over a sunny, pulsating beat that had everyone itching to get back onto the dance floors of the pre-COVID clubs we’ve sorely missed. “Malibu” already holds up next to Petras’ glittering discography, sounding like a mix between a catchy jingle for the coconut-tinged rum of the same name and her anthemic “Hillside Boys.” Petras danced along with fans to the track, while Joseph mixed flawlessly between hyper-pop hits to cure clubgoers’ quarantine blues.


Earlier in the night, Tinashe opened with a bang. Starting off on ILOVEMAKONNEN and Drake’s 2014 smash, “Tuesday,” ‘Nashe welcomed attendees into the chat while wearing a onesie and drinking straight out of a humongous wine goblet. It was truly relatable, since it seemed every other Zoom chatter was also drinking the work-from-home day away — and guess what? We support it.

How to Throw a Rave at the End of the World

Harnessed queers twerk on their kitchen floor. A woman in a frilly nightgown and feather boa sways through her stylish, plant-filled living room. Two teens in Euphoria make-up lying in bed vaping at the camera. A guy in a leather jacket, a cheetah print speedo and chaps fist-pumps in front of a Lysol-themed filter. A chic turtlenecked man grooves from his couch with a glass of red. A queen drops it low a few times, before hitting a bong. A mustached Spandex-clad figure gyrates through Bernie Sanders’ pixelated face. A girl in a McGill sweatshirt climbs up on her couch to moon the screen while her friend hypes her up. An older bearded daddy with headphones on just sits at his computer, smiling widely and bobbing his head to the booty bass. Each is caged in their respective one-by-two inch cells tiled across my laptop screen, but we’re all in this together.

Welcome to Club Quarantine, the best virtual gay club you’ve ever logged onto.

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Every night Eastern Time since March 15, anywhere from 100 to a 1,000 people have gathered on a Zoom conference call to drink, dance, flirt, get dressed up, and escape their hellish solitude during the global coronavirus pandemic. You can attend by yourself, with your roommate, or “meet up” with friends quarantining across town. In some ways, it’s the perfect club. The music always bangs. There’s never a cover. Drinks are free, albeit BYOB. If you’re not feeling it, you can just hit “Leave meeting” and walk a few feet to your bed, no Uber required.

Club Q was founded by four queer Toronto creatives in their late 20s: Brad Allen, Mingus New, Andrés Sierra, and Casey MQ. MQ is a producer, and the club’s resident DJ. New is a digital artist, who makes Instagram filters for Facebook. Allen is a comedian and off-duty barista. Sierra is a musician, who appears on the party’s line-ups as a DJ and performer. It started out as just a way to hang out in quarantine. “Someone recommended Zoom to let more friends join. The next night we added music. With that, it just became this wild moment,” says Allen. A few days later, they had an Instagram and a premium Zoom subscription with 1,000 spots per party.

The experience of “attending” Club Q is something between playing Chat Roulette and watching High Maintenance on speed. Organizers arrange a line-up of DJs and performers each night, who stage highly creative sets from their apartments. Producer and cabaret performer R. Flex’s striptease ended with them taking a shower. Another artist staged an aerial water routine in their living room, hanging like a pretzel from a chain above a kiddie pool, all their furniture covered in plastic.

But partying isn’t a spectator sport. Unless a performer’s on-screen, the entertainment is each other. All night, moderators toss the “main screen” to partygoers at random, creating the effect of a virtual dance circle-cum-kiss cam. People light up when they recognize themselves on the “jumbotron” and start delightedly freaking it for the camera. Meanwhile everyone gasses them up in the chat: “YES DISCO HUNTY,” “face face face face,” “serving health and wealth,” “ALRIGHT I SEE YOU GLASSES,” “Do that again girl!”. It’s like a big group chat with hundreds of friends you’ve never met. “Tfw when you leave club q to try to m*st*rb*te but your song comes on,” someone writes Monday night. “SHAKING MY ASS FOR CLOUT,” someone else chimes in. “Can I bum a smoke from someone?” “Don’t forget to rent strike y’allllll.” “PLAY LIPGLOSS SOPHIE REMIX.”

Watching the night’s cast of characters flick by is deliciously voyeuristic. The screen can flick from a club gay voguing in full regalia (there is a unique joy to watching someone roll around nude on a bearskin rug on the same interface where you conferenced with your boss a few hours earlier), to roommates doing a puzzle at their kitchen table, to a teenager in the kitchen with their mom in the background. Sometimes, the selected person won’t even notice they’re on-screen, and will just keep bobbing their head or texting, which is entertaining in its own way. Alternatively, many opt to take advantage of Zoom filters, turning the tiled pages into a tour of queer pop culture. Partiers gyrate atop Doja Cat, Marianne Williamson, Kim Petras, Paris Hilton, Nicki Minaj, Wendy Williams, a bowl of peaches, a pack of Marlboro Reds, bottles of poppers, Studio 54, Bratz dolls and of course, Joe Exotica.

Somehow, the reality of having hundreds of eyes on you captures the IRL stakes of going out. What’s a party without the fear of humiliation? But while Club Q can get your adrenaline racing, the atmosphere is overwhelmingly friendly, goofy and often, heartwarming. You can get dressed up and go as hard if you like, but Club Q is come as you are.

And for now, the club is miraculously non-exclusive. The Zoom code drop every night around 9PM ET on Instagram, available to all. It’s a rarity that someone can’t get in, with the exception of the now-legendary night that Charli XCX DJ’d. The pop star heard about the party through word-of-mouth, and reached out to the organizers herself. “All of us literally screamed when we saw a ‘Charli XCX x Club Q?’ subject header pop into our email,” says MQ. Angels flooded the Zoom within seconds (Charli hinted she’d play her cult deep-cut, “Taxi”), locking a few regulars out. Capacity might become an issue for Club Q as they wrangle heftier artists, but typically the parties are wide open, hovering between 200 and 500, the capacity of an average club or venue.

CLUB Q 🦠 on Instagram: “highlights from our night with @charli_xcx @iamwestdakota @caseymq @esandres @kasperthequeerghost love you all !!!!! extended 6 hr lineup…”

“Getting done up and sweating every night with all of these hot, funny and creative strangers has given me so much joy,” says Allie, a 25-year-old in Toronto who knows the organizers from a queer basketball league. “Club Q’s organizers have somehow distilled that euphoric moment that sometimes happens at the club where you lock eyes with a stranger on the floor and you just like… see each other both giving everything you have, you know?”

“Everyone in the club is so supportive and caring,” adds Lindsay Jewell, a 19-year-old from Florida on her second night at Club Q. “We all just came to have fun and hang out to get away from our lives in quarantine. For me, coming to the club is a break from quarantine and gives me somewhere to release all my pent up energy!”

“It brings a sense of everything you would find at your local queer bar which I normally attend a few times a week and I’m very much missing that social aspect,” says Mar Sanchez, a 30-year-old Toronto resident attending for their first time.

Club Q’s founders were keenly aware of what the shuttering of clubs meant to queer people specifically. “The club tends to be one of the only safe space for queer people, and it was natural to adapt this world of isolation to maintain that safe space,” says Sierra. Allen adds, “A lot of queer people may not have the support others do during quarantine. They may not have access to their chosen family or the spaces that make them feel at home, so this may fill that void just a bit. Clubs have always been our churches, almost spiritual in a wild effed up way, so this is just us praying at home.” Club Q welcomes allies, but asks that people who don’t identify as queer to leave to make space should a party fill up.

While there’s technically a guest limit, Sierra points out the virtual aspect of the club, in some ways makes partying more inclusive. “Club Q has opened up nightlife to people who otherwise feel like clubs are inaccessible to them. We’ve had a lot of people with disabilities or mental health issues express to us how much they appreciate bringing the club to their homes.”

Despite the saturation of livestream opps under COVID-19, in just two weeks, Club Q has become an institution. Through word of mouth and tagging, the Instagram account has accumulated nearly 30,000 followers, including Robyn, Hunter Schafer, Mykki Blanco and Jeremy O. Harris. “Just being there with the first 20 people you just kinda knew it was gonna pop off,” says Stephen Dunn, 31, a friend of the organizers based in Los Angeles who hasn’t missed a night. “I’ve met so many people off it, and invited friends from all over the world to hop on.”

Club Q is only getting bigger and better. The organizers now conduct sound checks each night to ensure tech runs smoothly. The Zoom fees are 100% covered thanks to the Club Q Paypal, and all four organizers are working basically full time on the club. The line-ups have become musical events in their own right. At first MQ booked mostly local acts from Toronto and Montreal like Bambii, Bénédicte, Martyn Boootyspoon, Sofia Fly and Korea Town Acid. Now they’re pulling talent from all over, including folks like NYC’s West Dakota, Venus X and Sky LeBeija. “We’re reaching out to other local scenes, DJ’s and club nights. I try to go through every DJ submission to get a sense of their sound and keep each night fresh,” says MQ. “One night, we had a hyperpop set followed by dancehall and soca for the rest of the night with a drag performer in between.” The club has also started collaborating with partners. Tonight, PAPER co-hosts Club Q, featuring friends of the magazine, Tinashe, Kim Petras, Aaron Joseph, Myst Milano, Lucy Stoole, Lez Pop and Denim Pussy.

“This past week alone, I’ve heard unreleased music from Charlotte Day Wilson, I saw Kiko (the Japanese super model) in the club and a Charli XCX set (which was fun and cute but not as good as house DJ Casey MQ),” says Dillea, a 29-year-old mom from Toronto.

Followers and clout aside, in two weeks Club Q has become a lifeline for its devoted revellers. During one of the party’s first ever nights, someone tattooed “Club Q” tattoo on their arm live on Zoom. Almost every night, a crew of regulars create their own Zoom “after-party” links, which get shared around the chat as the last DJ closes up shop. The club is more than a replacement for IRL partying. Dunn never went to the club this much before. Now, he says,”I feel like I can’t go a night without logging on.”

CLUB Q 🦠’s Instagram post: “tonight was wild”

“While half my life has crumbled away, and instead of working on my summer pop-up I’m now a full-time teacher to my eight-year-old… Club Q has been a total release,” says Dillea. She’s attended every night since day three, though after running into her ex too many times, plans to start spending more time at Club Hunhouse, a new Zoom party that appears modeled after Club Q specifically for queer women, trans and nonbinary people.

Federal social distancing guidelines already extend officially till April 30 and are likely to be extended at least a month longer. This is to say nothing about when, after the pandemic is over, people will truly feel comfortable walking into a crowded, sweaty club. As isolation settles in as our reality, places like Club Q will only become more crucial.

Sadia, a 19-year-old in Seattle who attended on Monday for her first time, says since last night’s Zoom session ended, all she’s been thinking about is when she can get back on. “I’ve been home just in my thoughts reading about the death rates… For once I didn’t go to sleep worrying about what’s going to happen.”

Photos courtesy of Club Quarantine

PAPER x Club Quarantine Will Party Tonight With Tinashe, Kim Petras and More

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Club Quarantine is the coolest party on the internet, right now.

Every night at 9 PM EST, they throw wild, digital raves on Zoom, the web conferencing app we’ve all been spending our lives on since social distancing began. From nine to five, Zoom is used mostly for business, but after dark it’s for pleasure — and PAPER is joining forces with Club Quarantine to create the ultimate release.

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Tonight, PAPER x Club Quarantine will feature live DJ sets from both Tinashe and Kim Petras alongside her longtime producer Aaron Joseph. Rising DJs Myst Milano and Lez Pop will round out the night, featuring drag performances from Chicago’s Lucy Stoole and Montreal’s Denim Pussy. The party is three hours long, and hits capacity at 1,000 guests.

For entrance into PAPER x Club Quarantine, you’ll need a Zoom code, which will be announced to the public right here tonight at 9 PM EST. Stans, you’ll want to watch this space closely — and run, don’t walk, to enter the party.

With Zoom, you can drop in backgrounds to make the party even more fun. So we commissioned five custom artworks from Team Rolfes, a 3D performance and image house, for you to play with tonight at PAPER’s Club Quarantine party. From surreal mountain landscapes to colorful heart-shaped blobs, escape from your boring quarantines for a few hours — nothing feels real anymore, anyway.

Check out all five, below, and click here to download them.





For party tips and etiquette, follow Club Quarantine on Instagram (@clubquarantine).

Michelle Obama and Naomi Campbell Dropped Into this DJ’s Virtual Party

While we’re all stuck inside, Derrick Jones, also known as DJ D-Nice, began performing for fans this past Thursday on Instagram Live. What began as an attempt to uplift those in quarantine, turned into a 9-hour social distancing party that more than 100,000 people tuned into.

Although clubs and other nonessential businesses are closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, celebrities and artists are creating new ways to uplift and bring everyone together. The hashtag #clubquarantine has been invented as a way for dance music enthusiasts and creators to bring the club to those cooped indoors. Fittingly, D-Nice’s events are called “Homeschool.”

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Take a look at the comments under any of the DJ’s recent posts, and you will see an overflow of positive feedback from virtually attending celebrities such as Michelle Obama, Janet Jackson, Naomi Campbell, Diddy and Oprah, to name a few. Surprisingly, even presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden tuned in.

Gucci ambassador and fashion icon Dapper Dan went on to make a post paying homage to the DJ, who has been hosting sought-after dance parties since the ’80s. Due to his first livestream’s success, DJ D-Nice has gone on to perform every day.

D-Nice on Instagram: “I can’t believe that I started the Home School social distancing dance party just four days ago and it’s become a place for us to virtually…”

DJ D-Nice made sure to express his gratitude via Instagram for all of the love he received for his virtual sets writing, “I never would’ve imagined that the best party I would create and DJ would be from the comfort of my own home… The amount of artists and friends that virtually partied with me far exceeded my expectations. I’m feeling nothing but gratitude.” He added a shoutout to healthcare workers on the ground at this time, dedicating an entire day to them.

Follow DJ D-Nice on Instagram (@DNice) for the next “Homeschool” party.

D-Nice on Instagram: “I had a tearful moment this morning after realizing that we all came together as a global community and danced while I played music in my…”

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Dua Lipa – Ball & Chain Lyrics

Play this song

[Intro]
Keep on lightin’ me up, on lightin’ me up
On lightin’ it up
Lightin’ me up, on lightin’ me up
On lightin’ it up
Keep on lightin’ me up, on lightin’ me up
On lightin’ it up
Lightin’ me up, on lightin’ me up
On lightin’ it up

[Chorus]
Ain’t no ball and chain
Shine on, keep me dancin’ all night
Ain’t no ball and chain
Don’t let go, I need you (Need you, need you)

[Verse 1]
It ain’t about the money, don’t matter where you’re from
Don’t care ’bout what you believe in
Or who you wanna love
Let’s get back to basics, before we turn to dust
Forget about all the illusions
Tonight it’s us

[Chorus]
Ain’t no ball and chain (Ain’t no)
Shine on, keep me dancin’ all night
Ain’t no ball and chain (Ain’t no)
Don’t let go, I need you for life

[Post-Chorus]
Know you need me and I need you to survive
I’ll be dancin’, we’ll be dancing for our lives
Say my name and let’s get shackled on my light
Don’t let go ’cause I need you for life

[Verse 2]
So I trip but not a bargain, that’s how we shed our pain
The monsters waiting outside, like poison for the brain
Things get a little bit crazy, don’t need to feel ashamed
There’s no more time for cryin’
We can be our DJ
Play our worries away
You can be our savior
Keep on lightin’ me up, on lightin’ me up
On lightin’ it up

[Chorus]
Ain’t no ball and chain (Ain’t no)
Shine on, keep me dancin’ all night
Ain’t no ball and chain (Ain’t no)
Don’t let go, I need you for life

[Post-Chorus]
Know you need me and I need you to survive (Know you need me and I need you to survive)
I’ll be dancin’, we’ll be dancing for our lives (I’ll be dancin’, we’ll be dancing for our lives)
Say my name and let’s get shackled on my light (Say my name and let’s be shackled)
Don’t let go ’cause I need you for life

[Bridge]
Trapped inside the rhythm world, I feel free
Let me be your prisoner
Suffocated by the beat, lets me breathe
Keep on lightin’ me up, keep on lightin’ it up

[Chorus]
Ain’t no ball and chain
Shine on, keep me dancin’ all night
Ain’t no ball and chain
Don’t let go, I need you (Need you, need you, need you)
Ain’t no ball and chain (Ain’t no)
Shine on, keep me dancin’ all night
Ain’t no ball and chain (Ain’t no)
Don’t let go, I need you for life

[Post-Chorus]
Know you need me and I need you to survive (Know you need me and I need you to survive)
I’ll be dancin’, we’ll be dancing for our lives (I’ll be dancin’, we’ll be dancing for our lives)
Say my name and let’s be shackled on my light (Say my name and let’s be shackled)
Don’t let go ’cause I need you for life

[Outro]
Know you need me and I need you to survive (Ain’t no)
How we dancin’, when dancin’ for the lights
Say my name and let’s be shackled on my light (Ain’t no)
Don’t let go ’cause I need you for life

P.o.s – Fuck Your Stuff Lyrics

Yeah, LazerBeak
And DTR, Doomtree
Rhymesayers Entertainment
Marijuana Deathsquads, oh

[Hook]
My whole crew’s on some shit
Scuffing up your Nikes, spitting on your whip
Kicking out your DJ, rock it then we dip

[Verse 1]
Looking out the window like Malcolm
Just when I thought this culture was open they go and doubt him
f**k, dumbing it down, spit ice, skip jewelry
Molotov cocktails on me like accessories
Uhm, they can teach you how to front
I am really raw, I ain’t seen a mirror in a month
But I stay fly, spinning man
Flipping out with the breeze, I’m a ceiling fan
I’mma get ’em, I can show you how to bump
Something heavy in the back, marshall stacks in the trunk
Got the windows down, I got the heat turned up
On blast wagging on ’em on the West Bank
Handling the style, or catch me on a mission
Pissing in some convertible tryna create some tension
Or in a book discussing Christopher Hitchens
Or how to make bombs with shit you find in your kitchen, listen

[Hook x2]
My whole crew’s on some shit
Scuffing up your Nikes, spitting on your whip
Kicking out your DJ, rock it then we dip
We don’t watch the replay, we play

[Verse 2]
I never cared about your bucks
So if I run up with a mask on
Probably got a gas can too
And I’m not here to fill her up, no
We came here to riot, here to incite
We don’t want any of your stuff
Keep sticking to the script, mane, we never seen that shit
We knew the secret before they went ahead and Wiki leaked it
Made a dump, bang it out the speakers
Hoping to smash capital quotes on the word “leaders”
They in the past, so we dancing on they ashes
Onward, upward, laughing at the masses
Thinking while they sit I just go off on they ass
Wearing last year’s trash ladies still be batting lashes
And tryne smash us, the passion to go
The lack of a muzzle and a style that’s f**king irrational

[Interlude]
f**k your stuff
I mean for real
We genuinely believe that all your shit is fake

[Hook]

I ain’t kidding, I got this brick in my hand

[Hook x2]

Daddy Yankee & Snow – Con Calma Lyrics

[Letra de “Con Calma” ft. Snow]

[Intro: Daddy Yankee]
D-D-D-D-D-DY
Play N’ Skillz
¡Run!

[Pre-Coro: Daddy Yankee]
¿Cómo te llamas, baby?
Desde que te vi supe que eras pa’ mí
Dile a tus amigas que andamo’ ready
Esto lo seguimo’ en el after party
¿Cómo te llamas, baby? (Brr, brr)
Desde que te vi supe que eras pa’ mí
Dile a tus amigas que andamo’ ready (¡Sube!)
Esto lo seguimo’ en el after party (Su-su, ey)

[Coro: Daddy Yankee]
Con calma, yo quiero ver como ella lo menea
Mueve ese poom-poom, girl
Es una asesina, cuando baila quiere que to’ el mundo la vea
I like your poom-poom, girl (Sub-sube)
Con calma, yo quiero ver como ella lo menea
Mueve ese poom-poom, girl
Tiene adrenalina, en medio ‘e la pista, vente, hazme lo que sea
I like your poom-poom, girl (¡Hey!)

[Verso 1: Daddy Yankee]
Ya vi que estás solita, acompáñame
La noche es de nosotro’, tú lo sabe’ (You know!)
Que ganas me dan-dan-dan
De guayarte, mami, ese ram-pam-pam, yeah
Esa criminal como lo mueve e’ un delito (Oh)
Tengo que arrestarte porque empiezo y no me quito (Eh)
Tienes criminality, pero te doy fatality
Vívete la película flotando en mi gravity
Daddy pone las regla’, tiene’ que obedecer
Mami, no tiene pausa, ¿qué e’ lo que vas a hacer?
Échale, échale, échale pa’ atrás
Échale, échale, pa’ alante y pa’ atrás (Eh, ey-ey-ey)

[Coro: Daddy Yankee]
Con calma, yo quiero ver como ella lo menea
Mueve ese poom-poom, girl (Girl)
Es una asesina, cuando baila quiere que to’ el mundo la vea
I like your poom-poom, girl
Con calma, yo quiero ver como ella lo menea (Con calma)
Mueve ese poom-poom, girl
Tiene adrenalina, en medio ‘e la pista, vente, hazme lo que sea
I like your poom-poom, girl

[Verso 2: Daddy Yankee]
Tú tiene’ candela y yo tengo la vela
Llama el 911, se están quemando las suela’
Me daña cuando la faldita esa me la modela
Mami, ‘tás enferma, pero tu show no lo cancela’
Te llaman a ti la reina del party
Mucha sandunga tiene ese body
Tírate un paso, no-no-no pare, ¡wow, dale, dale! (Yo’)
Somos dos bandido’ entre la rumba y romance
Y zúmbale, DJ, otra ve’ pa’ que dance
Échale, échale, échale pa’ atrás
Échale, échale, pa’ alante y pa’ atrás (Ey, eh, ey)

[Coro: Daddy Yankee]
Con calma, yo quiero ver como ella lo menea (Con calma)
Mueve ese poom-poom, girl (Girl)
Es una asesina, cuando baila quiere que to’ el mundo la vea
I like your poom-poom, girl
Con calma, yo quiero ver como ella lo menea (Con calma)
Mueve ese poom-poom, girl
Tiene adrenalina, en medio ‘e la pista, vente, hazme lo que sea
I like your poom-poom, girl (¡Snow!)

[Verso 3: Snow & Daddy Yankee]
Come with a nice young lady (What?)
Intelligent, yes, she gentle and irie (¡Fuego!)
Everywhere me go me never lef’ her at all-ie (¡Dile!)
Yes-a Daddy Snow me are the roam dance man-a (¡Snow!)
Roam between-a dancin’ in-a in-a nation-a (Prr-prr-prr)
You never know say daddy me Snow me are the boom shakata (¿Qué-qué-qué-qué?)
Me never lay-a down flat in-a one cardboard box-a (¡Sube, sube!)
Yes-a Daddy Yankee me-a go reachin’ out da top (What?)

[Coro: Daddy Yankee & Snow]
Con calma, yo quiero ver como ella lo menea
Mueve ese poom-poom, girl (Girl)
Es una asesina, cuando baila quiere que to’ el mundo la vea
I like your poom-poom, girl
Con calma, ya’ no say daddy me Snow me I go blame
I like your poom-poom, girl
‘Tective man a say, say daddy me Snow me stop a girl down the lane
I love your poom-poom, girl

Frisco – What’s Man Saying Lyrics

[Intro]
Yeah, yeah
Sky!

[Verse]
What’s man saying? What’s man saying?
I ain’t playing no games
They better start praying, they better start praying
I’m still flirting with death
So what’s man saying? What’s man saying?
And dem man are shaky, swinging and swaying
What’s man saying?
I done told man already, I roll with the elephants
So dem man there better be easy
Flows on top of flows on top of flows
No wonder why these MCs pree me
(Yeah, come on fam)
And then they get pissed off cuh they can’t see me
Big Frisco, I go hard weekly
And to the way how I’m rating that African vibe
Might buy me a dashiki
Kill an MC with bars easy
Fake it till you make it? f**k that
You can’t heal from a scar easy
And you can get scarred easy
Told everybody on my last CD
Had a few battles, I’ve never lost one
I’m a don, I’ve got a hard CV
And that flow’s crazy, anyway
Onto the next one, Swayzee
Told man already, I ain’t playing no games
Only a DJ can play me
Approach with caution for your own safety
We’ve got something that’s locked and loaded
And the mandem ain’t respecting safety
I’m a G in this ting so
What’s man saying? What’s man saying?
If you ain’t playing Frisco
What’s man playing? What’s man playing?
What’s man playing at?
I ain’t the best? I wanna know who’s saying that
Sky an MC into orbit
And when he comes down, I’m gonna keep on spraying that
I’ve got a cup with ice, put ray in that
The streets don’t love you
Forget love for the streets
Cuh when it goes off
The streets ain’t gonna comfort and hug you
Everybody knows what I’m on when I come through
Weed, girls, vibes
Jump on the stage and I merk guys
These MCs need to learn style
What’s man saying?
These likkle man need to earn stripes
Likkle bad breed, 10 or 11 years old
When I started to learn crime
Hit the road and earnt mine
Then I got nicked for the first time
(Mad ting)
From there, I hated the feds
It’s Big Fris and I’m back at my best
Can’t diss me and think everyting’s bless
Come to your studio, jump on your desk
My button’s one that you don’t wanna press
Man’ll get beaten up for less
Squashing up mersh and saying it’s cess
He’s a joke man, what do you expect?
Joke man, move to the left
Yo, what’s man saying? What’s man saying?
What’s man-, what’s man saying?
Dem man ain’t saying nuttin’
Big Fris
Cold
Ayy, you know what it is already
It’s not a bag of chatting
Guerrilla mentality, rudeboy
Show

Chip Taylor – On The Radio Lyrics

This is how it works
It feels a little worse
And when we drove our first ride
Through that screaming crowd
While laughing up a storm
Until we were just bone
Until it got so warm
And none of us could sleep
And all the styrofoam
Began to melt away
And we try to find some words
To lead in the decay
But none of them were home
Inside their catacomb
A million ancient bees
Began to sting our knees
While we were on our knees
Praying the disease
Would leave the ones we love
And never come again
And on the radio
We heard November Rain
That solo’s really long
But it is a pretty song
We listened to it twice
As the DJ was asleep
He was asleep
No this is how it works
You’re young until you’re not
And you love until you don’t
And you try until you can’t
You laugh until you cry
And you cry until you laugh
And everyone must breathe
Until their dying breath
No this is how it works
You peer inside yourself
And you take the things you like
And try to love the things you took
Then you take that love you made
And stick it into
Someone else’s heart
Pumping someone else’s blood
And walking arm in arm
You hope that don’t get harmed
And even if it does
You would just do it all again
And on the radio
We hear November Rain
And that solo is awfully long
But it is a good refrain
We listened to it twice
Cause the DJ is asleep
He is asleep
On the radio
The DJ is asleep
He is asleep

King Von – Took Her To The O Lyrics

Play this song

[Intro]
Bangin’
Von, Von
Huh, what
Von, Von
DJ on the beat so it’s bangin’

[Chorus]
Just got some top, from a stripper bitch
She from [?]
Just bought a Glock, with a ruler clip
Boy, don’t play with me
This bitch a ho, met her at store
You know how it goes
She wanna smoke, so I bought some dope
And took her to the O
Just got some top, from a stripper bitch
She from [?]
Just bought a Glock, with a ruler clip
Boy, don’t play with me
This bitch a ho, met her at store
You know how it goes
She wanna smoke, so I bought some dope
And took her to the O

[Verse 1]
We in the coupe, she don’t live that far
Say she left her purse, and I ain’t trippin’
You know I’m a playa, we can go there first
I bust the U, pulled up to her spot
She live at a park, it’s gettin’ dark
My Glock on my lap, I’m just thinkin’ smart
So she hop out, she switchin’ the shit
This bitch thick as shit, she got two minutes
If she ain’t back out, she gon’ need a Lyft (She gon’ need a Lyft)
She left her phone, so I picked it up
This ho slow as fuck (She slow as fuck)
Man, three missed calls, the other six say, “Duck”
Man I look up, and I see a truck
It’s just pullin’ up, someone hopped out
A big goofy nigga, he tryna look tough
I’m like, “What? What he tryna do?”
So I clutched my move, but he kept walkin’
He don’t want no smoke, boy, he not bulletproof

[Chorus]
Just got some top, from a stripper bitch
She from [?]
Just bought a Glock, with a ruler clip
Boy, don’t play with me
This bitch a ho, met her at store
You know how it goes
She wanna smoke, so I bought some dope
And took her to the O
Just got some top, from a stripper bitch
She from [?]
Just bought a Glock, with a ruler clip
Boy, don’t play with me
This bitch a ho, met her at store
You know how it goes
She wanna smoke, so I bought some dope
And took her to the O

[Verse 2]
Now she walk out, she stop in her tracks
She get to steppin’ back
Then I hear smack, this big goofy nigga
He pullin’ her tracks
I wanna help, but this ain’t my ho
You know how it go
Don’t got no K, I still got her phone
She takin’ too long
She get loose, she run to my car
So I hit the locks, tossed her her phone
Told shawty I’m gone, bitch, you on your own
But here come Goofy, he hollerin’ and shit
Yellin’ bout a bitch
Picked up a brick, her [?] the brick and threw it at my whip
Now I’m like, “Shit,” I hopped out so quick
Then I raised my Blick, and I don’t miss
I let off two shots, I hit him in his shit
Now Vonty quick, what you finna do?
‘Cause this gone make the news, gotta make your moves
Told that bitch, “Get in,” ’cause she lookin’ confused
I broke the rules, ’cause this bitch a witness
Plus I just popped through
But she ain’t cryin’, plus this ho was smilin’
And this bitch looked cute
So we slide out, I’m checkin’ my mirrors
Made it to the house
So I hop out, she say that she hungry
I knock back, no doubt
I know you mad ’cause I smoked your mans, left him on the curb
She started laughin’, she said “Fuck that nigga, he from 63rd”

[Chorus]
Just got some top, from a stripper bitch
She from [?]
Just bought a Glock, with a ruler clip
Boy, don’t play with me
This bitch a ho, met her at store
You know how it goes
She wanna smoke, so I bought some dope
And took her to the O
Just got some top, from a stripper bitch
She from [?]
Just bought a Glock, with a ruler clip
Boy, don’t play with me
This bitch a ho, met her at store
You know how it goes
She wanna smoke, so I bought some dope
And took her to the O

[Outro]
I took her to the O
Uh, what
Took her to the O
Uh, what
You know how it goes
Uh, what
This shit ain’t for show
Run up, then I blow, yeah
Took her to the O
DJ on the beat so it’s bangin’
You know how it goes

Dekstra Large – Just Relax Lyrics

[Verse 1]
I tell myself, try to understand
Keep an open mind and aspire to advance
You need to know how I hide a hand
Genetically engineered us from a primal man
The pineal gland waits inside
You need access, you don’t wanna waste your time
Your frequence is low, gotta take it high
Your life is limited, you gotta make it live
Get tired of repetition, gotta shuffle the playlist
Drugged up or in labor, stuck in a matrix
Suffering crazy, it’s in loving and in hating
It’s a DJ in the making just juggling basics
Something amazing, like stars when you gazing
Anything can happen, it’s ours for the taking
Opportunities lost, but far from forsaken
Set me in an action for God’s entertainment
Pawns get played with and the angels laugh
Like billions of souls on a painful path
We breed moments of joy, build and destroy
We lost our way and it makes us mad

[Hook]
Just relax
I can take it from here cause I hear you ain’t up for the task
I got it covered, no discussions of that
But I’m making fresh trails on a dusty path
March, step, creep, jump
Just move, everybody gotta keep up
Just move, and just relax
Just move, and just relax

[Verse 2]
Take it easy, what’s the rush?
Who you tryna scare with your huffs and puffs?
I’m right here if you need assistance
But you don’t need me to reach the distance
I wouldn’t worry about a thing, son
You’re gonna win some or lose some and then some
We got different skills, we help one and other
Hope you got my back when the rest don’t wanna
I’m the blame if I end up alone
I don’t wanna be a king defending the throne
Pretend is in clones, insecure
You need to scratch back and your itchy nerves
Picture perfect doesn’t exist
Untill we get revolution up in this
Retrobution is not an option
Only next level mindsets can stop the problem

[Hook]

[Verse 3]
I am that I am, lost in translation
Everything is everything, gotta have patience
Vibration, the world is duality
Separation, verge of insanity
Don’t judge, observe when you study
Past, future, regrets, worries
Move steady and float to a new goal
Never wake up, who’s ready to go?

[Hook]

Sweet Tee – Show And Prove Lyrics

Right here is the place for you to get yours
Those who can’t, wait, pause
Listen to the fly bassline and kick drum
You can’t hear it? Then throw a tantrum
And to make sure [?]
All the people in the place will know
This music, listen to the way I choose it
My talent, no, I’ll never lose it
See everyone applaud and get to it
No one ever try to diss or boo it
How could they anyway?
With me on the mic and my DJ on the cuts, hey
She’s sharp like a dart or cleaver
DJs, I suggest you leave her
Be, oh I see, I gotta make my move
You wanna hang with us? Then show and prove

You got ta show and prove

Show and prove, I’ll prove and show it
Whenever Tee’s on the mic, you know it’s
Got to be the moment that you were gonna
See somethin’ really spectacular
I’m pure like a thoroughbred, faster than a stallion
Bad in German, Swedish or Italian
[Cherish?] the mic the way a kid with crayons
I reach the [?] soul like in a séance
Paid to rock around the clock and knock your sock
Hip hop down, until your ass drops
This song is on so sing along
When you think I’m out of breath I’ll still be rockin’ on
You want a rhyme? I’ma feed you like a hog
Devour the lines just like a dog
I’m talkin’ to you, so get with the groove
What I’m ready to do is show and prove

I’m gonna show and prove

Get out my pad, I’m on a rampage
Grab all your stuff, and clear the damn stage
I sound stronger than a bottle of gin, straight
Out the box, I’m packin’ em in when
I just snap it, just start rappin’
Hear your beat tappin’, hands start clappin’
Now here’s some more def grammar to relate to
No punctuation needed, I’ll go straight through
[Pack it up?] hit you harder than a phaser
My voice will tranq you, the beat will raise you
Off the floor, off your chair, while you’re there
Raise your hair, I’ll have you floatin’ on it
The S-W, double-E, double-T
Pack ’em up to the balcony
When the show starts, hear them yell for me
Don’t get frustrated if you can’t see
Don’t need a telescope to [tell this code?]
[Prosthetic?], forget it, just yell it’s dope
Cause it’s [due?], the beat is too smooth
Can you swing with this? Then show and prove

I wanna see you show and prove
You got ta, got ta, got ta show and prove
You gotta-gotta show and prove

Leikeli47 – No Reload Lyrics

[Chorus]
Uh, I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload

[Verse 1]
Grew up in a house full of women, they ain’t need no nigga
Never seen ’em borrow shit, they had they own figures
OG said they’ll give you money ‘fore they give your game
But when they come around here, I treat them niggas all the same
I say no
I say no, no reload
If you want another feature for the road, no reload
If you tryna get a meeting, that’s a no, no reload
If I switched that number up and you ain’t know, no reload

[Chorus]
Uh, I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload

[Verse 2]
In the crib makin’ beats, listening to Keedy Black
Thinking ’bout what my old work did behind my back
But I ain’t missin out on nan’, ’cause I’m the best he never had
Only time I double back is when a loop is in my track
I say no (Yeah)
I say no, no reload
When they try to come back you tell that ho, “No reload”
Just send that ass packing down the road, no reload
And when they ask you how you know, you say my ace in a hole

[Chorus]
Uh, I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload

[Bridge]
Konnichiwa, 47 touched down in Tokyo
Tell the DJ have my shit in mono and stereo

[Chorus]
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload
I say no, my nigga, I say no, no reload

[Outro]
I say no
No reload
No reload
No reload
No reload

Pete Flux & Parental – Say Aye Lyrics

[Hook]
Everything was fine, used to listen all the time
Then, all these rappers they lied
So now I’m in the booth, been scribbling the truth
Since a young nigga was yay high
Nothing left to do but kick it with the crew
And a bottle of Prosecco, stay fly
Posted in the back, we’re the dopest on the tracks
If you feel em’ motherf**ker say aye

[Verse 1]
Class act squad with a swag that’s odd
My people don’t do it like them
Rappers think they gods cause they talk about the Ms
We’re all gonna die so we’re equal in the end
Flow is psychotic, the buzz the byproduct
Because when I jot it we ain’t equal with the pen
Break. Akromegalie digging in crates
Diluting wack nigga intake
Spit that raw and my hits crack jaws
Coast in second gear, still dispatch y’all
With the ease, check the speed while your engine stalls
Flux is long gone like a ten cent call
Pause. Vienna nights, some of our best
Cause, the death of mics, people to step
Ball, that’s what we’d like, but not as yet
Me and family upping the ante to get respect

[Hook]

[Verse 2]
Showed up at Brick 5 with the gear and the team
Soundcheck we get live, interfere with the scene
That’s a no no young man, gotta rehearse
Bystanders chill and watch kid body the verse
Microphones for the squad like shotties for perps
Blast shotgun shells when we drop one well
Hit em’ close range, it ain’t hard to tell
That the people feel the vibes, your feet are under a spell
Smell, what the rock is cooking?
And we got you looking at the DJ booth
Cause this hard, live large with the truth
Kick bars so the tip jar’s full of loot
By the end of the night, there were two dead mics
And two cops came to try to wrong all the rights
It was all good though, hell of a story point
Sipping bubbly, passing celebratory joints

[Hook]

Mc Mirella – Meu Amor Lyrics

[Verso]
Meu amor, você perdeu, não passa mal
Quando cair a ficha você cai na real
Que eu sou do baile, da madrugada
Quando o DJ soltar o som você não vai entender nada
Eu sou do baile, da madrugada
O Marcelinho solta o ponto, tu não vai entender nada

[Refrão]
O DJ já mandou
As meninas joga o bumbum
O DJ já mandou
As meninas joga o bumbum
Joga, joga, joga joga
Joga, joga, joga joga
Joga, joga, joga joga
Joga o bumbum

Yung Child Support – Spread It Lyrics

[Intro]

I have an attractive Spanish girl in my class, how do I approach her
You walk up on her, okay and you look her right in her eyes and you tell her “Hey… Spread It”.

[Bridge]

Dr. Girlfriend – Spread it.
Alex – Spread what?
Maurice – Yeah, spread it.
Alex – Spread, what?!
Maurice – Spread, it Alex.

[Chorus]

Hey, what’s up hello, spread it
If you ain’t got no money, spread it
If your single, siiiiiinngglle ooh-wa, spread it

[Verse]

You don’t want to f**k bill
Who don’t want to f**k bill
Left your bitch on the phone
Tell her to take the pic
You ain’t gotta be alone tonight
Imma take you home with me
Baby won’t you get off that
God damn you ass is fat
Hooo, hoo
DJ run it back now
Well momma if yo single

[Chorus]

I’m like hey, what’s up hello, spread it
If you ain’t got no money, spread it
If your single, siiiiiinngglle ooh-wa, spread it

[Outro]

You hearing it?
We go home back to her hotel room
And I still tried to smash and she curved my ass

Martin Suarez – Faded Lyrics

[Verse 1]
We drinking out the bottle f**k shots
I’m all about the guap
You say you getting money but you not
Headed to the top I ain’t gon’ stop now
Two bad bitches on me
So gone I can’t see
Finna get turnt all bottles on me, yeah

[Hook]
I’m faded, I’m faded
Pass me the bottle pretty lady
Let’s get this party going escalated
Only want you for tonight don’t try to play me
f**k them other dudes that you dated
They don’t compare to me I’ll treat you like a lady
Them lips of your have me going crazy
And that ass never cease to amaze me

[Verse 2]
We in the club, VIP entrance
Everything I told you, I swear I meant it
Me, hennessy, and you
Ima turn you on get you in the mood
Dylan’s in the back popping bottles
Throwing dollars, cooling with some models
I just wanna see you drop it low
Shake that ass
Drop it to the floor

[Hook]

[Verse 3]
I know you love to party girl, so let’s go
Ima put in work, yeah you know that’s for sure
Turning up to the early morning
Hope the neighbors ain’t gon’ hear all that moaning
You won’t do it for them, but you do it for me
I got my mind on you, because you’re all I need
Don’t be tripping baby because I mean it for real
Now let’s head back to my crib so we can seal the deal
Let’s end the conversation baby
I hope you know you drive me crazy
You know I’ll treat you like a lady
f**k them hoes, and them bitches they don’t phase me
I’m all about the money, all about the guap
And I ain’t gon’ stop hustling til I’m at the top
Put you in a Porsche, put you on a yacht
I want it all I’m balling hard and y’all not

[Hook]

[Outro]
We gon’ get faded, we gon’ turn it up
Tell the DJ play my song, and turn it up
Club heating up I can’t get enough
Need you by my side, can’t get enough

Jaden – New Direction Lyrics

[Intro]
It’s a monster
It’s a monster
Money, money
It’s a monster

[Chorus]
Pack after pack after pack
Tell paparazzi relax
I never look for the trap
You heard, we already know where it’s at

[Verse 1]
Huh, I don’t react, I’ma just look at the stacks
Uh, uh-uh, why you gotta flex like that?
Wait, yeah, I only care ’bout the racks
Tryna finagle the tax
Start a company and look at the facts
I’m out the country, they know where I’m at
They tryna come for me but know they can’t f**k with me
We love the way you kill the fashion
I hope you know that was just a distraction, nigga

[Chorus]
Pack after pack after pack
Tell paparazzi relax
I never look for the trap
You heard, we already know where it’s at, okay

[Verse 2]
Left with a package, runners are bringing it back, okay
And all of these blogs, nigga, I give a f**k what they say
I’m back in the place, girl yell at the DJ to back up the bass
I’m on the way, Room 49, 42 in the safe, yeah
Nobody’s safe, the packs are laced, say she wanna taste
They smashed the guts in my face, but I can roll Backwood again, okay, okay
Ayy, I am really with the shit
Big bag full of pink packs, got a Kit-Kat in the whip, yeah
This that new drip
She like the whole clique
She need that, she like, “I wish, oh, I wish”
I’m in, so stylish
I ain’t gotta tell you what I get
f**k the high, nigga, you a toilet
Wait

[Verse 3]
Push packs through the border, move faster
Secret space pole, grab my…
Main bedroom in the house is called the master
They’ll never think they on the ‘Gram with
Think it’s time to tell ’em who I am
Just so they can fully understand
They put the fire on my head
Always pick truth, never dare
Cups in the air
We don’t give a f**k, send the add’

[Verse 4]
I don’t understand
Why you got a hundred fifty thousand in your hand, nigga, wait
Y’all just building castles in the sand, nigga, wait
Flexing in the Falcon, f**k a Lam’, nigga, wait
Shit, why you always playin’, huh?
I drip a wrist, spin up in the ship
Way too far with the images
Niggas think I’m the new Wiz
All these gold bricks I’m skippin’ in
They think I’m acting different just ’cause now I’m tryna flip dividends
Gold throne that I’m sitting in
Rose gold, kiss venomous
Big drip down in Africa
This year, just how I did in Flint
I tried to tell ’em all, they wasn’t listening
I think it worked to my benefit
Only seein’ nothin’ but the benefits
I just pray to God that somebody get a grip
They yellin’ and tellin’ me let ’em live
I’m guessing the vision’s ahead of ’em

Wes Walker & Dyl – Haters Lyrics

[Chorus]
We wanna dream
And smoke our weed
We came here to have a good time
So pour us some drink
And we wanna f**k
‘Cause love is always free
So you might call us crazy
But all we’ll say
Is f**k all these haters

[Verse 1]
I got haters in my rear view so I’m floorin’ it
I got haters everywhere I’m looking so I’m steady pourin’ it
And lightin’ it
And puff, puff, pass, blow smoke through these haters
Imma live my life, if you ain’t with it see you later
You might see me in a beamer
You might catch me in a benz
You might see me walk up in a club with anything but manners
You ain’t never see me hatin’
You ain’t never see me fightin’
If you see me with a girl, you gonna see that she’s a ten
Lay back all day, no stress
Couple homies, couple hoes makin’ everything the best
East to the West, but I’m steady on the coast
Pop a bottle, roll a dutch, everybody knows the rest
Maybe I’m crazy, but I know everybody is
So we might as well kick it, why you mad
Quit your bitchin’ and get with it
Here’s a golden ticket, lets get livin’

[Chorus]
We wanna dream
And smoke our weed
We came here to have a good time
So pour us some drink
And we wanna f**k
‘Cause love is always free
So you might call us crazy
But all we’ll say
Is f**k all these haters

[Verse 2]
Tell the DJ turn it down so you hear me loud and clear
What you doing right there
You should be right here
Tell me do you have a man, wait I don’t really care
Way up in the winner circle I can’t worry ’bout a square
Lit up in the club and it’s a Friday night
Hennessey hero, yo tengo dinero!
I been workin’ too hard, workin’ two jobs
I need to cool off, what are you on?
My homie Tommy just got kicked out
In the morning I’mma tell him that he missed out
Champagne sprayin’, it could be somebody’s birthday
I smell lots of trees, I almost thought it was earth day
Last call, my ass
Hurry up and pour another glass
2AM and they still can’t kick us out

[Chorus]
We wanna dream
And smoke our weed
We came here to have a good time
So pour us some drink
And we wanna f**k
‘Cause love is always free
So you might call us crazy
But all we’ll say
Is f**k all these haters

Petty Morals – Radio Action Lyrics

Whoa
Whoa

I want to hear my song on the radio station
Don’t want to hear no static by my radio dial
Tune on, tune in, tune up, tune out
I think you know what I’m talking about
And if you get it right, you’ll hear it once in a while
Whoa, whoa

Like a record spinning round my head
I can’t remember what the DJ said
There’s no doubt about it
You can’t live without it

FM radio station, put me in rotation
Play it all across the nation
I want some radio action
Whoa

I want to hear my song on the radio station
Stereophonic High Fidelity (Ooh, ooh yeah)
So tune on, tune in, tune up, tune out
I think you know what it’s all about
And if you give it a chance, you’re gonna see
Whoa, whoa

Like a record spinning round my head
I can’t remember what the DJ said
There’s no doubt about it
You can’t live without it

FM radio station, put me in rotation
Play it all across the nation
I want some radio action
I wanna hear it on my radio
I wanna feel it on my stereo
You know I’m ready to go
I want some radio action now

Like a record spinning round my head
I can’t remember what the DJ said
There’s no doubt about it
You can’t live without it

FM radio station, put me in rotation
Play it all across the nation
I want some radio action
I wanna hear it on my radio
I wanna feel it on my stereo
You know I’m ready to go
I want some radio action

I want some radio action
I want some radio action
I want some radio action
I want some radio action

I want some radio action
I want some radio action
I want some radio action
I want some radio action now

Meg Donnelly – Digital Love Lyrics

[Verse 1]
Put your phone down, come here
We got somethin’ to do (Somethin’ to do)
Feel the magic in the air
I know that you’re feelin’ it too (Feelin’ it too)
We don’t gotta take a picture
We got nothin’ to prove (Nothin’ to prove)
Run away with me somewhere
We got nothin’ to lose (Nothin’ to lose)
Put your hand in my hand
And look into my eyes
You know that that true love got me feelin’ alive
It’s a vibe, it’s all good, it’s all right
Yeah, we right, yeah
You know that that true love got me feelin’ alive

[Pre-Chorus]
I don’t want a typical, I just want original
I don’t want a typical, I don’t want no digital
I don’t want a typical, I just want original
I don’t want a typical, I don’t want no digital (1,2,3)

[Chorus]
No digital love
I need to feel your heart
No digital love (No digital love)
I need the real true parts
No digital love
I just want that old school
Throwback like you supposed to
What’s up? Yeah, what’s up?
No digital love

[Verse 2]
I can feel the beat on repeat
That you play on my heart (Play on my heart)
Electric love connection that we felt from the start
(Felt from the start)
Come on, put my jam on
Move just like we planned on
Tell this DJ we need somethin’ good
That we can dance on

[Pre-Chorus]
I don’t want a typical (Ooh), I just want original
I don’t want a typical, I don’t want no digital (No digital love)
I don’t want a typical (Hey), I just want original
I don’t want a typical, I don’t want no digital (1,2,3)

[Chorus]
No digital love
I need to feel your heart
No digital love (No digital love)
I need the real true parts
No digital love
I just want that old school
Throwback like you supposed to
What’s up? Yeah, what’s up?
No digital love

[Bridge]
I don’t want a typical (Hey), I just want original
(Ooh, oh) I don’t want a typical, I don’t want no digital
I don’t want a typical (Oh), I just want original
(Hey) I don’t want a typical, I don’t want no digital

[Chorus]
No digital love (Love)
I need to feel your heart
No digital love (No digital love)
I need the real true parts
No digital love
I just want that old school
Throwback like you supposed to
What’s up? Yeah, what’s up?
No digital love (Hey)
I need to feel your heart
No digital love (No digital love)
I need the real true parts
No digital love
I just want that old school
Throwback like you supposed to
What’s up? Yeah, what’s up?
No digital love (Love)