Ever get a sense of deja-vu?! They say “all music sounds the same” nowadays. But maybe they’re right. Okay, so old songs getting covered by modern artists and being given a fresh breath of life isn’t anything new. And the whole electronic music industry is built on samples and edits. But has 2017 been particular guilty of copy-and-pasting? Sound familiar? Then it probably is! We count down the Top 5 most guilty culprits of the year so far. But can you name the original? Answers found below!
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – Wild Thoughts
Camilla Cabello – Crying In the Club
Katy Perry feat. Nicki Minaj – Swish, Swish
Jax Jones feat. RAYE – You Don’t Know Me
Bugzy Malone feat. DJ Luck & MC Neat – Through The Night
A. 1. Carlos Santana – Maria, Maria 2. Christina Aguilera – Genie In A Bottle, 3. Fatboy Slim – Star 69/Maya Jane Coles – What They Say/Roland Clark – I Get Deep, 4. M.A.N.D.Y. & BookaShade – Body Language 5. DJ Luck & MC Neat – Little Bit of Luck
DJ Luck & MC Neat appear alongside fellow UKG acts Artful Dodger and Conducta for Supercharged at Concorde2, Brighton on Saturday 7th October. Tickets available now.