Meet Vicetone: The EDM Duo

Meet Vicetone: The EDM Duo You Should Be Listening To

With a hit single on Spotify and a successful ongoing tour, Vicetone's brakes have no plans of stopping as they blaze through the music industry as a prominent EDM duo.

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In Holland, at age 15, Ruben den Boer and Victor Pool met in high school and bonded over listening to music together and realizing they liked the same genre: electronic dance music. A few years later, in 2012, they emerged onto the electronic music scene as Vicetone and continue to make a name for themselves in the world of EDM and more specifically as house music artists.

Since that time, Vicetone's work has not gone unnoticed. The Dutch duo spent consecutive years on the DJ Mag Top 100 List, toured alongside artists such as Nicky Romero and NERVO, and performed at some of the world's largest festivals including Tomorrowland, Electric Zoo, and Ultra Music Festival. Their polished house tracks with smooth vocal features and satisfying drops make every song an earworm and every remix an energetic and entertaining one.

Currently, Vicetone is touring across North America in support of their latest single "Walk Thru Fire" which hit over a million plays in less than two weeks on Spotify and sits comfortably at the #2 spot as the duo's most popular song to date. With a music video in the works, it seems as though Vicetone barely has time to breathe, but they were generous enough between touring and time in the studios to answer some questions I had for them about "Walk Thru Fire" and their ambitious plans for the future.

Could you guys walk me through the process for making "Walk Thru Fire" or maybe just your typical music producing creative process?

"Walk Thru Fire" was actually a unique process for us since the hook-line, which says 'I'll walk through fire with you', was very different in the first version of the vocal we got. We ended up taking that line from the pre-chorus since that made more sense to us. The change ended up completing the song for us. We felt that "Walk Thru Fire" was a stronger image and changed it around to make it the theme of the song.

Seeing that "Walk Thru Fire" hit over a million Spotify plays in less than two weeks, why do you think the song got as many streams as it did?

It was amazing to see such a great response the first few weeks! We think it connected with a lot of different people at the same time since the lyrics are not only romantic but motivational and, in a way, kind of bad-ass as well. We all have people in our lives that we would walk through fire for, it's something we strongly related to. Though it's always difficult to predict how a song will be received by the public, we certainly don't like to over analyze our songs too much. The most important part is whether or not we are happy with the sound and proud. The rest is out of our hands. We don't lose much sleep if a song doesn't particularly do well as long as we stand behind it 100%. But seeing how well "Walk Thru Fire" is doing it's such a rewarding feeling. We're lucky to have supportive fans.

What's it like headlining a North American tour? I know you toured in 2016 for the release your debut EP, Aurora, so does this feel any different?

It's incredible. Every tour feels different since we always try to test out our new music as well as new edits. That aspect make the shows much more exciting to us since you don't know how the crowd will react and every set feels 'fresh' to us. Also, with music evolving every single year, the tours and shows evolve as well. That keeps things exciting for us and everyone that comes to our show. We're just very grateful to be doing what we love to do and we always try to improve.

After the tour, are there any plans in the works that fans and listeners could expect, like new music, new merch, more shows, etc.?

Yes, we're always working on the next thing! We're working on a new EP with songs we absolutely can't wait to release. We'll definitely work on a new tour and merchandise around that EP as well.

So both of you currently live in Nashville, Tennessee, which is not the first city I think of when it comes to the electronic music scene in the U.S., although it is known for music. What attracted you to the city?

It's a city with a huge amount of talent which is growing very rapidly. We wanted to move here for a while because we've had many great writing sessions in Nashville over the last few years and just a positive experience in this city in general. We love the small-big city vibe and way of life. In a way, it sort of reminded us of how we grew up in Holland. It's a very relaxing place for us to work on music in between tours, which works out well since touring and traveling can get quite hectic. We're naturally more inclined to make better music when we're relaxed and focused, and for us, Nashville is a very relaxing place with a hugely talented music scene that we're lucky to be a part of.

Vicetone's restless lifestyle, amidst the life of a headlining, music producing, track mixing DJ duo, showcases their passion for producing music and creating something that makes their fans feel as they do: motivated, inspired, longing, hope, and happiness. With success only continuing to greet them, why stop?

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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.

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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

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  • "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

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    • "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

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    • "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

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    • "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

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    • "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

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    • "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 

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    • "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

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    • "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

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    • "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 

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    • "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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    'Dad’s Old Number' Is The Perfect Father's Day Song For Everyone Who's Lost Their Dad

    The amount of times I've wanted to call his number, but couldn't.

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    It's June now and Father's Day is right around the corner. Unfortunately for me, my dad passed away three years ago and this is my fourth Father's Day without him. My dad was my best friend and even though I have other best friends it's not the same.

    My dad wasn't just a best friend, he was more like an older twin. And these past few years have been rough without him. I listen to the old songs he loves, especially Skynyrd, but no song has hit me like "Dad's Old Number" by Cole Swindell.

    Cole Swindell - "Dad's Old Number" (Official Audio Video) YouTube

    The song tells of a son who has lost his dad and calls his dad's old number just to have the new owner answer. I still remember my dad's home phone and work number. I honestly have no idea who would answer his old home number but I've met the guy who works in his old office and that's who would answer.

    He's actually an old friend of my dad's and one of the last times I visited he gave me some pictures of my dad from the '80s when they worked together back then. It was a simple gift from him but meant so much more to me. There are other numbers in my dad's old office I could call and talk to when I need them because it's like a family and I grew up in that office.

    When Cole Swindell calls his dad's old number he asks for the person not to hang up, that he's not selling anything, and didn't know what he was thinking when he called. He further explains that he forgot that the number isn't his lifeline anymore and that every now and then he calls them up, and the one ring hangups.

    I haven't gone as far as calling the number but I've thought about it. When life got rough I had a couple of numbers I'd call. My dad wasn't always the best with advice but he was my dad. The other was my granddad who unfortunately passed back in February. And in watching Alabama Softball this past weekend I've just wanted to call and talk to either of them about how they fought hard but still came up short. Or to call and talk about how the Braves are doing. I and my granddad would talk about my daughter but I never got that chance with my dad and I wish I would've.

    He ends the song in saying if he finds the right girl or gets that job that there's a good chance that the new owner of the number. For me, I understand because if I'd have called and talked to the person then maybe I would have a relationship with them. It happens all the time and can be good. I just read a story on a grandmother who would call the wrong number thinking it was her grandson and it was some other girl who she now has a grandmother-granddaughter relationship with.

    For me, the song definitely gets me in my feels but it's because I know the exact feeling. For anyone who wants to go through with calling their dad's old number, I say go for it. You never know who is going to answer and what they will say. There are still good people out there and who knows it could be someone near you who has lost a dad or a father that has lost a son and it will help both of you. Happy Fathers Day to everyone whether your father is still with you or not.

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