Coming right in time to match the July heat is the release of International Takeover from Mr. 305 featuring Pitbull and Friends. The compilation album is electronic and dance-heavy and features club favorites like Baby Bash, Trina, Trick Daddy, Qwote, Jump Smokers and Vein.
“All Night” opens with an enticing drum circle-esque beat, and David Rush’s bravado alongside Pitbull’s rousing chorus makes for a perfect late-night dance song, especially with lyrics like “You got me trippin’ off the strobe light.”
The second single off the album, “Driving Around,” reunites Pitbull and Vein, who previously worked together on “She’s My Lover.” That song veers away from the fast-paced club bangers that made Pitbull famous. It still has the pounding, dance worthy-beat beat throughout, but Vein’s smooth voice, aided by surprisingly thoughtful, introspective lyrics, make it an uplifting summer track that works day or night.
International Take Over is in stores July 9th on Ultra Music.