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“I Could Be Wrong”

Chromeo feat. Ezra Koenig | 2010

Canadian electro duo Chromeo collaborated with Vampire Weekend singer Ezra Koenig on the song "I Could Be Wrong," off the band's 2010 album Business Casual. The smooth pop tune featured a mid-song sax solo that Koenig performed when the band played the song live for the first time at Coachella. "[Ezra's] someone we hang out with, so it just made sense to do a track with him," explained Dave 1 as to how the collaboration came about. The two have also been known to hit karaoke bars together. "Him and I go karaoke-ing. He does good Paul Simon, he does a great ‘Human' by The Killers."

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“Whoomp! (There It Is)”

Tag Team | 1993

Cecil Glenn — a.k.a., "D.C." — was a cook at Magic City, a nude dance club in Atlanta, when he first heard women shout "Whoomp — there it is!" Inspired by the party chant, he and partner Steve "Roll'n" Gibson wrote a song around it. Undaunted by label rejections, they borrowed $2,500 from Glenn's parents and pressed 800 singles, which quickly sold out in the Atlanta area. A record deal came soon after. Glenn said the song was meant for positive partying. "If you're going to say 'Whoomp there it is,' and you're doing something negative, we'd rather it not have come out of your mouth."

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