In 1992, the German eurodance group Snap! released “Rhythm Is A Dancer,” which featured some soulful vocals by Thea Austin and terrible rapping by a guy named Turbo B. Twenty-two years later, hip-hop’s reigning producer DJ Mustard (I think it’s fair to say he has surpassed Mike Will Made It at this point) has teamed with Mick Schultz to flip that Snap! song into one of Mustard’s trademark snapping beats. Jeremih, one of R&B’s most adventurous voices, carries this one with a hook that acknowledges the source material (“Rhythm is a dancer/ I need a companion/ Girl, I guess that must be you”), and frequent Mustard collaborator YG shows up to deliver a typically raunchy and charismatic verse. Listen below and imagine how much fun you’re going to have blasting this song all weekend.
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