DJs chime in on France’s World Cup win

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DJs chime in on France’s World Cup winDJ Snake World Cup

France defeated Croatia in the World Cup finals on Sunday by a score of 4-2, marking their 2nd ever world cup victory. Countless French DJs took to social media to share their support and excitement. Below are reactions from some of them.

DJ SNAKE

With the Wolrd Cup trophy and FIFA’s Young Player Award winner, Kylian Mbappe.

MERCER

Made a song.

MALAA

Translation: “Proud to be French.” Him and Tchami just finished a No Redemption show in ELECTROBEACH at Le Barcarès, France.

MARTIN SOLVEIG

Repping the blue, white, and red. Go blues!

MADEON

Sharing with fans one of his earliest memories and letting people know there’s a good atmosphere in France right now.

PETIT BISCUIT

Wasn’t born during the last world cup. Translates to “dedicated to all the adults who told us kids we didn’t “know the World Cup.” WHAT NOW?!?!

KUNGS

Celebrating out in Place de la Bastille in Paris, France.

PARA ONE

Shouting out the French coach.

DIRTYPHONICS

KAVINSKY

“Champions my brother.”

DILLON FRANCIS

Promises a song with Alison Wonderland regardless of result.

Saddened with his Croatian grandmother.

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Mercer celebrates France’s World Cup win with free track

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Mercer celebrates France’s World Cup win with free trackMercer

All of France fell into collective fervor on July 15 when their country took its second World Cup title in 20 years with a 4-2 win against Croatia. Mercer, a French native himself, decided to spread his joy among his fanbase and give them yet another reason to celebrate: a fresh new track titled”Fireworks,” released as a free download.

The groovy tune has an infectious build that falls into a house drop. Manufactured for club play, the radio edit is the current version Mercer has released, leading us to believe an extended version will follow shortly after. “Fireworks” is much lighter than the producer’s usual releases, and shows his diversification outside of his usual style.

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Pussy Riot Responsible For Four People Running Onto Field During World Cup Final

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Russian protest group Pussy Riot claimed responsibility Sunday for four people who brought the World Cup final to a brief halt by running onto the field dressed in police uniforms. More »

Mercer Will Leak DJ Snakes Album If France Wins The World Cup

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During today’s World Cup semi-final match between European football titans France and Belgium, Mercer put out an interesting tweet. This World Cup has been one of the most unpredictable in history. The France and Belgium match was a special one. From the first touch to the first shot to the first goal, this game possessed

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Calvin Harris’ ‘One Kiss’ Recognized By Harry Kane After World Cup Win

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There’s no doubt that The World Cup has spread soccer fever across the globe. While most fans cheer for country’s team because that’s where they reside, or because their favorite player is on the roster, Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa may be rooting for a team for a different reason. After a 6-1 win over

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Steve Angello Rips Apart Racists In Sweden For Abhorrent World Cup Comments Following Loss To Germany

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The World Cup is a time of excitement and intense passion. There is no doubt about that. Just yesterday Sweden lost to Germany 2-1, and many blamed Swedish player, Jimmy Durmaz. Durmaz helped set Germany’s victory by fouling a player who was subsequently awarded a free kick, which would go on to become the goal

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Bill Browder Calls Out Robbie Williams For “Selling His Soul” For Russia World Cup Gig

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Robbie WilliamsThe World Cup kicks off tomorrow in Russia, which is super exciting if you love soccer and a little depressing if you’re an American who loves soccer, seeing as the US didn’t qualify for the first time in 32 years. You know who will be there, though? Robbie Williams. More »

Listen to the anthemic Diplo and Will Smith World Cup soundtrack, ‘Live It Up’

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Teamwork makes the dream work, and in the EDM arena, there’s no better all-star captain than the venerable Diplo. The “Get Lit” Will Smith has slowly been making his way into a musical comeback, and now, he’s on the starting lineup with Nicky Jam and Era Istrefi for Diplo’s FIFA 2018 World Cup anthem, “Live It Up.”

In previous years, World Cup anthems have beared some resemblance to their host countries — see Shakira’s “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)” as just one notable example — but Diplo’s Latin-flavored EDM jam, on the other hand, oozes the pop troupes and preferences he’s come to align his production work with. “Live It Up” doesn’t even vaguely align itself with Mother Russia. Instead, it dabbles in the high-energy, horn-heavy, layered tendency of popular music that’s taken the world by storm on tracks from artists like J Balvin.

Though Smith has just two verses on the track, “One life/ One dream/ One moment/ One team/ One you” and another where he almost sings, “You wanted it/ You got it/ The whole world is watching/ So let’s get this popping,” he sounds fatigued.  His singular points of reference echo the singular approach to this worldwide arena primer. And while the track’s general appeal lies in it’s relatively formulaic approach, “Live It Up” contains all the classic elements of a summertime highlight and will inevitably morph into a hit given the World Cup’s status as the most-watched television event in the world.

Will Smith, Diplo, And Nicky Jam Made A World Cup Anthem

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Nicky-Jam-Live-It-UpThe World Cup is coming to Russia this summer, and tournament organizers FIFA have just unveiled the tournament’s official song, which doesn’t even sound remotely Russian. It doesn’t even feature any artists whose countries will be represented in the tournament. Instead, it’s a Diplo-produced and vaguely Latin-flavored EDM jam that features generically motivational vocals from … More »

Diplo and Will Smith link up to produce 2018 World Cup anthem

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Will Smith, Nicky Jam, Era Istrefi, and Diplo are reportedly joining forces for the World Cup’s 2018 anthem, and judging by the star power inherent in this grouping, the incoming theme song sounds like it’ll be a veritable sonic goal.

Smith, Jam, and Kosovo vocalist, Istrefi, will perform the number, with Diplo handling all things production related. Titled ‘One Life to Live. Live it Up,’ the finished production is expected to drop on Friday, May 25.

@nickyjampr @Diplo @strefie @WillSmith – One Life to Live. Live it Up. #WorldCup

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Given the World Cup’s status as the most-watched television event in the world, the anthem will enjoy prevalent airtime. Previous World Cup anthems have included Pitbull’s ‘We Are One (Ole Ola),’ and Shakira’s wildly popular ‘Waka Waka,’ among others.

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