Mims - "This Is Why I'm Hot" - Die Antwoord remix
The South African rappity ravers already have a knack for fusing elements of genres across the sonic spectrum. On this remix of Mims' classic hit, they twist it up another notch using one-of-a-kind electronic tricked-out elements. Dis Be Why Dey Hot.
Snoop Dogg - "Sensual Seduction" - Skrillex remix
Dubstep extraordinaire Skrillex has mastered everything from video games to Pixar soundtracks, but can he handle the king of old school hip-hop? As seen from the auto-tune laced remix of the classic "Sensual Seduction," the answer is a definite YES.
Nicki Minaj - "Go Hard" - Paul Oakenfold
Nicki Minaj has just the right flow for the dance music genre to take a spin with, as seen in her electro hit "Starships." Producer legend Paul Oakenfold recognized this and created a remix where Minaj's unique vocals and rap rhymes are complimented by pounding keys and soaring synths.
Snoop Dogg - "Make You Sweat" - David Guetta
David Guetta has changed the way mainstream music sounds since 2009, starting with this early remix of another Snoop Dogg hit "Make You Sweat." The electronic beat play and enhanced vocals can now be heard in every chart-topping single, from Nicki Minaj's "Starships" to 2Chainz's "No Worries."
Pitbull - "Back In Time" - R3hab remix
No matter where you were this summer, if you had the radio on then you were listening to the official theme song for MIB3 by Pitbull. The dope remix by Dutch DJ and record producer R3hab features a playful synth melody paired with Pitbull's hardcore rap lyrics.
LMFAO - "Party Rock Anthem" - Alesso
If you ever thought Swedes were square, then you've never listened to the dance music King Midas that is Alesso. Ranked #20 in DJ Mag's top 100 DJs, the Stockholm-based DJ is always turning out EDM gold, including this flawless remix of America's #1 house party jam loaded with soaring keys and a banging back track.
N.E.R.D. ft. Nelly Furtado - "Hot-N-Fun" - Boys Noize remix
The German EDM producer/DJ Alexander Ridha, aka Boys Noize, brings dubstep and drum n' bass to the next level without tipping over the nasty scale too much in this must-have remix of N.E.R.D. and Nelly Furtado's "Hot-N-Fun." The steady beat will keep your head bobbing, while the bass claps propel your fists to pump.
Diddy and Dirty Money - "Ass On The Floor" - Zedd remix
Young EDM master Zedd has already rubbed elbows with some of the industry's finest, even being officially inducted into Lady Gaga's family Haus. So it comes as no surprise he would take on the music biz's top man. Don't let the track's low build up fool you though - once the track drops and the vocals start, this remix becomes one the sickest tracks ever played with its refurbed samples and soaring electronic melodies.
Roscoe Dash - "Good Fucking Night" - DJ Chuckie remix
DJ Chuckie straight kills this bootleg and definitely sets the mood for a good night with hard hitting guitar riffs and bangin' drum rolls. If this track was inspired by wild nights in Las Vegas, then we can only assume the ish that went down on those nights would put the "Hangover" guys to shame.
Kid Cudi - "Pursuit of Happiness" - Steve Aoki remix
Cali-based DJ Steve Aoki knows how to take lemons and turn them into Lemon Drop shots. Kid Cudi's psychedelic original gets fully spiked with an uptempo pace and some techno catches, bringing the revamped track onto a-whole-nother level.
Jay-Z and Kanye West - Ni**as In Paris - DJ Enferno remix
It's hard to touch the throne when fans are closely watching it on a tune that was already perfected by icons Jay-Z and Kanye ("Don't let them get in my zone"), but DJ Enferno steps up to the challenge and scores with crazy riffs and unexpected drops.
Travis Barker - "Can A Drummer Get Some?" - Diplo remix
Check it. Not only can this DJ lay down a rap (check him free styling here), but Diplo can produce a sick rap remix. The repetitive chant creates the build up that sets the ground for an unexpected combination of ill rhymes meshed in trilled electronic sounds.
Jay-Z - "Empire State of Mind" - Pretty Lights remix
Merging two major New York music icons into one track, Pretty Lights does the ultimate service for the Big Apple by sampling Biggie's "Juicy" with Jay-Z's ode to the city, "Empire State of Mind." The result is a track that takes a heavy boot to Sinatra and makes a place as the ultimate NYC anthem.
Matisse ft. Akon - "Better Than Her" - Jump Smokers remix
Club Rockers. Beat Blasters. Whisper Droppers. The Chi-town crew Jump Smokers kill it in this already-hot collaboration between Matisse and Akon, highlighting the beautiful vocals of Matisse and the slick rap lyrics of Akon. It all harmonizes as one and gets laced with the techno beats of the up-and-coming dance group.