HipHopMagz Dance Chart Upstarts: Vicetone, C-Rod and Feed Me


Each week, Billboard Dance appears at songs and albums rising on Billboard’s dance charts.

Vicetone feat. Haley Reinhart, "Something Strange"

Dutch manufacturing duo Vicetone (Ruben den Boer and Victor Pool) returns to Billboard's Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart (dated March 9) with "Something Strange," that includes Los Angeles-based singer (and American Idol alumna) Haley Reinhart (No. 40). The monitor, which confirmed for every week at No. 39 in December, is again as a consequence of growing airplay on core dance shops, led by KNHC (C89.5) Seattle MC, Music Choice's Dance/EDM channel and KQPS Palm Springs, California, in accordance with Nielsen Music. It's the primary chart look for each acts.

Vicetone tells Billboard, "We put quite a lot of effort into making this monitor particular and we need to incorporate quite a lot of natural devices. We're actually completely satisfied how the monitor turned out and it's very rewarding to see it carry out nicely."

C-Rod feat. Brendan O'Hara, "Stay"

The Miami-based workforce of producer C-Rod (actual title Chris Rodriguez) and featured singer Brendan O'Hara sails seven spots on Dance Club Songs with "Stay" (29-22). It's C-Rod's third hit (and O'Hara's first), following "Beat Don't Stop" (that includes Jason Walker, No. 5, 2013) and "Raise Your Hands" (additionally that includes Walker, No. 17, 2012). "Stay" was remixed by Dirty Werk, Tony Moran and Cris Wolfe, amongst others.

Says C-Rod, "'Stay' was a type of songs that grabbed me by my coronary heart. We have all felt that feeling sooner or later in our lives, and after I heard Brendan sing these first two traces, I knew we had one thing magical. He sang it in a single take and that was it: his true, uncooked vocal.

"I first noticed Brendan acting at an outside membership venue within the Wynwood District of Miami. Unfortunately, it was raining and the turnout was not nice. Regardless, he carried out for the few folks there with a lot ardour and emotion; it felt like we have been in an outside stadium with hundreds of individuals! I waited for him after his set, launched myself and, the subsequent week, we have been in the studio and the tune was accomplished in actually 10 minutes."

O'Hara echoes, "Some issues are simply meant to be. Meeting C-Rod and collaborating on 'Stay' occurred so uniquely and effortlessly. This expertise, from working and studying with C-Rod, to creating the video after which listening to the remixes in a membership…it's simply so singular and particular."

Feed Me, High Street Creeps

Feed Me (a moniker of British digital producer Jonathan Gooch) satisfies a starvation for its highest place but, flying in at No. 2 on Dance/Electronic Album Sales with High Street Creeps. It's the act's seventh charted album and fourth high 10, a run that started with the EP Feed Me's Escape From Electric Mountain (No. 13, 2012). Previously, the act cooked up a No. three excessive with Calamari Tuesday, in 2013.