Plus, particular visitor Lil Jon revisits his 2003 crunk basic “Get Low.”
Welcome to the Billboard Chart Beat Podcast, the place every week co-hosts Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson, from the Billboard charts division, focus on why what's on the charts … is on the charts, whereas additionally taking a look at present chart motion in a historic context for even better insights.
This week, Gary and Trevor cowl all of the motion on the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard 200, from Drake to Lady Gaga, plus a visit across the charts for different notable feats by Ella Mai, Luke Combs, John Mayer and extra. Also, a deep dive into Hit Song's Deconstructed's new report that analyzes how, in three years, pop and R&B/hip-hop have primarily traded domination within the Hot 100's prime 10, because the likes of Adele and Justin Bieber have given strategy to a tidal wave of hip-hop hits.
Plus, particular visitor Lil Jon displays on his breakout hit "Get Low," because the monitor, with the East Side Boyz and that includes Ying Yang Twins, peaked at No. 2 on the Hot 100 precisely 15 years in the past (Oct. 25, 2003). The hit marked a mainstream breakthrough for crunk, which Jon describes as "black punk rock," for its infectious, unyielding power.
Further solidifying Lil Jon's popular culture immersion on the time, Dave Chappelle parodied him and his trademark "Yeah!," "Okay!" and "What?" sayings on a 2004 episode of Chappelle's Show. "I bear in mind being within the airport and a white household got here as much as me and so they all knew who I used to be," Lil Jon recollects. "They would possibly by no means know my music, however they preferred that character."
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