14 Mashups To Listen To For The Next Two Weeks

14 Mashups To Listen To For The Next Two Weeks

A new mashup each day for the next two weeks.

I don't know about you, but I absolutely love a good mashup. When mixed well, mashups make for a treat even sweeter than the original songs. So, I figured I would share my playlist of mashups with you, because everyone deserves a chance to explore the wild world of mashup music, at least for a week or two. There are a lot of mashup artists on Youtube, Vimeo, and Soundcloud, so there will be no repeated artists and no heavily sampled songs (think Pop Culture by Madeon). This is just a list of the classic two songs or more that have enough similarities to sound good together.

1. Overprotected by Britney Spears & No by Meghan Trainor

I don't mean to make Meghan Trainor relevant again, but her song No that dropped a couple of years ago heavily resembled a 90s pop hit, and YouTube user Raheem D found the perfect song it sounded like: Overprotected by the queen of pop herself.

2. Salute by Little Mix & Bo$$ by Fifth Harmony

Talk about the ultimate female anthem. I was actually surprised how well these two girl group songs sounded together.

3. Trumpets by Jason Derulo & All Time Low by Jon Bellion

I have to give credits to my roommate for showing me this one. I overheard it playing while she was in the bathroom and my levels of shook went through the roof. The transitions from each other is so seamless, it could almost be an original song. It definitely made me like Trumpets a lot more.

4. Eye of the Tiger by Survivor & Need You Tonight by INXS

If you don't know about Neil Cicierega, you actually probably do know him. My friend showed me his mashup albums and it was then that I realized he was also made the viral Harry Potter Puppet Pals YouTube videos. I only limited myself to one artist in this list, but please, please go listen to his Mouth Moods album. You will not regret it.

5. Getcha Head in the Game from High School Musical & Uptown Funk By Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars

This has to be one of my favorite mashups on this list mostly because I love High School Musical and Bruno Mars is one of my favorite music artists currently. Credit has to be given to Tumblr user Merlijin. Serious props! This has to be the catchiest mashup of the list, well, maybe after the next one

6. September by Earth, Wind and Fire & Digital Love by Daft Punk

This mashup video has over two million views for a reason. It's a funk overload EDM legends Daft Punk and disco superstars Earth, Wind and Fire. User flipboitamidl3s will have your head bobbing all day to this mashup. (Also, if you haven't already please listen to his Stranger Things mashup with The Weeknd. As one YouTube comment put it, the mashup is what Netflix and chill sounds like).

7. X Gon Give It To Ya by DMX & Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen

Unlikely combination? Sure. Certified banger? Undoubtedly. This mashup makes me laugh out loud every time I listen to it, which is more often than you think.

8. Thriller by Michael Jackson & Heads Will Roll by Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Glee? Yes, Glee, a name you may not have seen in quite a while, but in finding the best of the best for this list, I ran into an old friend. I loved Glee, and they have an impressive number of mashup and compilation numbers (i.e the girls of the glee club's mashup of Adele songs). What I'm saying is this: go search Glee mashups on YouTube. You will not be disappointed.

9. Look What You Made Me Do by Taylor Swift & Toxic by Britney Spears

Britney's back, because as stated previously she is the queen of pop who inspired the next decade of pop music. Now, this is a combination I would have never thought of, but popular mashup artist AnDy Wu mixed the throwback to the current chart topper. I don't even like this new Taylor Swift, but alongside Britney, I forgive it.

10. Shut Up and Kiss Me by Marianas Trench & I Want You Back by The Jackson 5

I consider this mashup a hidden gem that needs further unearthing and exposure to the world because, frankly, this is a solid piece of work. Anything by The Jackson 5 makes me feel good, and any fan of Marianas Trench would enjoy this mashup.

11. Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees & Hot in Herre by Nelly

Give this song ten seconds of your time, and if you don't want to jump up in your feet and dance then I guess I'll stand corrected. This is one of those mashups I didn't know was necessary until now.

12. Da Funk by Daft Punk & Another One Bites the Dust by Queen

I know I already included Daft Punk, but their songs leave so much room for more music that it is nearly impossible not to mash up Daft Punk with other artists.

13. Hotline Bling by Drake & The Wii Shop Music

If you held a party in an elevator, this would definitely be part of the playlist. A little ambient, but just enough activity that makes you feel the groove in your shoulders.

14. Symphony No. 5 by Beethoven & Gold Digger by Kanye West

I'm surprised how well a classical piece and rap sounds together, but that must mean they have more in common than one thinks. If classical music is supposed to make your kid more intelligent, and Kanye is a self-declared genius (and God), play this for your baby. They'll become the smartest person alive.

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10 Rappers Whose Lyrics Will Take Your Instagram Captions To The Next Level

Make your life easy by choosing a caption that's already been written for you.


Finding the perfect caption for you Instagram post is something everyone struggles with. On the contrary, the best rappers in the industry right now seem to have no problem with it. Whether it be Cardi B or Kanye West, you can always count on fire captions. Taken from the rappers themselves, here are the best rap lyrics for Instagram captions.

1. Travis Scott

Travis Scott album cover

  • "It's summertime, why they tryna throw shade?"
  • "Rollin' rollin' rollin' got me stargazin'"
  • "I got 'em stage diving out the nosebleeds"
  • "Anything can happen at the night show"
  • "This right here is astronomical"
  • "Valet park when I pull up in the ride"
  • "Pick up the phone, baby, I know you're home, baby"
  • "Oh my, what a wonderful time"
  • "She said 'where we goin?' I said 'the moon'"
  • "I been up sleepless late nights"
  • 2. Migos

    Migos II

    • "Walk it like I talk it"
    • "In the kitchen wrist moving like a stir fry"
    • "Put my mind on it, put my grind on it"
    • "We live like sopranos"
    • "Diamonds on my wrist stay drippin"
    • "Addin' up checks, no minus"
    • "I can buy that car, I know that you can't"
    • "No human being, I'm immortal"
    • "Walk in the buildin', they start applaudin'"
    • "Versace, Versace, Versace, Versace"

    3. Cardi B

    Cardi B be careful

    • "I like texts from my exes when they want a second chance"
    • "I went from dollar bills, now poppin' rubber bands"
    • "Why would I hop in some beef? When I could just hop in the Porsche"
    • "You know where I'm at, you know where I be"
    • "These expensive, these is red bottoms"
    • "I don't dance now, I make money moves"
    • "It's not a threat it's a warning, be careful with me"
    • "Poured out my whole heart to a piece of sh*t"
    • "Karma for you is gon' be who you end up with"

    4. Drake


    • "This a Rollie, not a stopwatch, sh*t don't ever stop"
    • "I only love my bed and my mama I'm sorry"
    • "I get it how I live it, I live it how I get it"
    • "No new friends"
    • "Drinking every night because we drink to my accomplishments"
    • "This sh*t got me in my feelings"
    • "With your phone out, gotta hit them angles"
    • "My ex asked me, 'Where you movin'?' I said, 'On to better things'"
    • "My team good, we don't really need a mascot"
    • "Got new money, got new problems, got new enemies"

    5. Nicki Minaj

    Nicki Minaj


    • "Imma keep it moving, be classy and graceful"
    • "In my kingdom, with my Timbs on"
    • "Uh, yo, watch your man, then you should watch your mouth"
    • "At least you took an L off your bucket list"
    • "Defend my honor, protect my pride"
    • "But to live doesn't mean you're alive"
    • "She just mad 'cause he never bought her ice like me"
    • "I fly with the stars in the skies"
    • "They paintin' me out to be the bad guy"
    • "All these b*tches is my sons"

    6. Mac Miller

    Mac Miller

    • "My regrets look just like a text I shouldn't send"
    • "Driving with my eyes close, missing all the signs"
    • "I'm a monster with the heart of a lion, divide and conquer"
    • "I got a bone to pick like roses"
    • "I'll do anything for a way out of my head"
    • "Your love is not too kind to me"
    • "Yeah, I got a bad attitude"
    • "No matter where life takes me, find me with a smile"
    • "Imma give you what you came for"
    • "I don't know 'bout you, but me, I'm important, I'm so gorgeous"

    7. A$AP Rocky 

    A$AP Rocky

    • "Same shit, different day"
    • "I got three phones: business, conversation, and relation"
    • "What the face say to the fist?"
    • "I look for ways to say 'I love you', but I ain't into makin' love songs"
    • "Paranoia got me losing all my z's"
    • "Make no mistakes, it's all a leap of faith for love"
    • "She ain't a stranger to the city life"
    • "Can't forget that I'm golden, can't forget where I'm going"
    • "Riding by the rules, I'll abide by it soon"
    • "Ain't a killer so don't kill the vibe"

    8. Kanye West

    Kanye West

    • "Yeah u so mother thick"
    • "Ball so hard, let's get faded"
    • "That sh*t cray"
    • "I'm tripping off the power"
    • "All of my kindness, is taken for weakness"
    • "I'm lookin' for the one have you seen her?"
    • "Don't let me get in my zone"
    • "Let's get lost tonight"
    • "Sun don't shine in the shade, bird can't fly in a cage"
    • "Reach for the stars so if you fall you land on a cloud"
    • "No you're not perfect but you're not your mistakes"

    9. A$AP Ferg

    A$AP Ferg


    • "Gucci down to the socks"
    • "My jewelry glistening why I'm always chilly"
    • "I'm a one night savage"
    • "Put in work, put 'em in the dirt"
    • "Fergy be mobbin' all day"
    • "Ferg is the name"
    • "I'm on a new level"
    • "Don't pray for me pray for the weak"
    • "I was only 8 years old, watching Nick at Nite"
    • "I was fly like a bird"

    10. Lil Wayne 

    Lil Wayne

    • "Real G's move in silence like lasagna"
    • "I speak the truth but I guess that's a foreign language to y'all"
    • "Okay you're a goon, but what's a goon to a goblin?"
    • "I got some weight on my shoulders, to me it's like feathers"
    • "I am more animal than the zoo allow"
    • "Money talks, bullsh*t walks"
    • "Every night's a long night, every day's a holiday"
    • "I'm a cool cat, but I'm on life nine"
    • "Haters can't see me, nose bleed seats"

    No matter what the occasion, it's always good to have creative Instagram captions on hand. Nobody knows how to make clever captions than rappers themselves. Whether you need creative caption for throwing shade at someone, or you have used only emojis for your past 5 Instagram pictures, rap lyrics make the perfect caption.

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    Junior Year Was A Learning Experience About Who I Am In Order To Be The Best Version Of Myself

    This year was a changing experience.


    I walked inside with a sure enthusiasm that this year would be better than last. I told myself that I wasn't gonna man the same mistakes and fall into the same traps that can left my grades in the dust for so many years. I said that this was the first year I was going to be stress free and without any problems. I also said this would be the year I would get in shape and stop eating cookies but the day that I'm writing it is national chocolate chip cookie day and I'm enjoying a nice and warm one.

    This year is puts so much stress on friendships and the way that people interact with one another. Everyone is so on edge due to a lack of sleep and understanding that we all can tend to lash out at each other even though we wouldn't if we weren't in that state of consistent tiredness and sadness. Running on 4-5 hours of sleep really makes it difficult to understand any conflict that may occur. For example, on the day of the hardest Chemistry test of the year, I saw two of my friends lash out at each other in a moment of pure emotion. But almost as fast as the argument began, it was over and they had overcome the conflict between them. It really is a testament to your connection with the other person if you can make it through the whole year without running into any problems. In terms of personal experiences, each day was a challenge due to the little brain function I had, but I managed to not give into my issues. I was able to work around them and keep myself going.

    Junior year was an experience that I'm going to keep with me forever because of the good and the bad. First off, I would like to thank my parents for never giving me that resolved look of contempt or happiness. This only motivated me or to work harder and I would like to say that I think I made you guys proud with how hard I worked this year. The next people I would like to thank are my friends, you guys are the actual goats. I know that many of you guys don't know how much I appreciate you and I would like to say that I really take it to heart when you guys help me with a certain problem, whether its academic, social, or none of the above.

    As for the plot that most people were waiting now, the grades of the haunted Junior Year. I consider myself to be a very average student and I thought that my grades were going to be once again average by junior year standards. I though that they were going to fall so low that I would not be asian failing anymore. Surprisingly, this was the first year out of all my years in high school that my hard work paid off with consistent grades. That does not mean good but that does not mean bad. As a junior at Northview, I was amongst the 200 that took 4 AP classes and etc etc. Grades do not have to define you and getting a single bad grade will not kill you is the lesson I learned this year. That was the single most important idea that I could have taken from this year because it gave me a new perspective on my education. It was time I lived a little.

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