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Weekend Summer Groove/Katy Perry/”California Gurls”/Manhattan Clique Rewerk

Here we are, everyone! The end of another fabulous week–and what a smokin’ hot week it was! To keep those warm, wet and wild music temps up, you’re about to get served with the bubbly Manhattan Clique rewerk of Ms. Katy’sCalifornia Gurls.” But, before we get to that, be sure to check back with us next week for all the music truth you can handle, including an action-packed Must Listen Monday, a local 5 reasons why music case, and kicking off the week, we will be dedicating the Mixtape Music News all for a diva who is getting ready to strike back in the summer music scene any day now. And no, unfortunately, it’s not Adele….yet. Have a great weekend, everyone! Werk. What it’s all about.

 

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Forgot About Friday/THOSE Summer One-Hit Wonders

There are summer one-hit wonders, and then there are THOSE summer one-hit wonders. We all know the ones–the sandblasted, overplayed tracks that force us to do things like line dances, bark like a dog, and in the case of Tag Team, make us say things like, “Whoomp, there it is.” Admit it….you know you did…

But, it’s not all bad when it comes to those one-hit summer singles. Mr. Sir Mix-A-Lot certainly delivered a booty anthem for the ages when he served up “Baby Got Back” in ’92, and Carly Rae‘s “Call Me Maybe” isn’t all that bad when it’s not being forced into our headphones, much like it was when it hit the airwaves running three summers ago. Also, there’s last year’s big summer smash, “Rude,” by Magic!, which is another nice groove to hear now that radio has finally like Ms. CeCe slowed down the airplay.

It’s no secret that the summer music market is a tough one to crack, but these next artists all gave it a shot (yes, even you, Freaknasty), and while they couldn’t match the success of their ocean-breezed-up predecessors, there’s a reason why we let them into our summer music worlds….and they’re all here for everyone once again. So, go ahead, do the “Macarena” one more time–you know you want to.

Los Del Rio/”Macarena”

Baja Men/”Who Let The Dogs Out?”

Carly Rae Jepsen/”Call Me Maybe”

Freaknasty/”Da Dip”

Tag Team/”Whoomp!(There It Is)”

Sir Mix-a-Lot/”Baby Got Back”

Magic!/”Rude”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mixtape Music News/Music Video Edition

1.Lil’ Mama/”Sausage”

THIS.

2.Katharine McPhee/”Lick My Lips”

Earlier this week, Mixtape fell in love with Ms. McPhee’s bright new ditty, no doubt making it the jam of the week. With its Grease vibes, hot boys and Cherry Pie for days, you will also fall in love with first watch and listen. Add this one to your summer playlists right away.

3.Beyonce/”Single Ladies”/Duck Tales Version

This really needs no explanation….

4.Aviici/”Waiting for Love”

They say that one door closes, many more open. That theory holds very true in Aviici‘s mesmerizing clip. 

5.Hilary Duff/”Sparks”

Those Ms. Duff fans sure can be demanding sometimes….. #realtitle

6.Bonnie McKee/”Bombastic”

Another one you just have to watch. 

7.Little Mix/”Black Magic”

Corny? Yes. Catchy as all summer music hell? Absolutely.

8.The Weeknd/”The Hills”

A stunning new clip from The Weekend, for your um, weekend.