Activision Unveils DJ Hero Music Set List

October 6, 2009
 
ACTIVISION UNVEILS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED DJ HERO™ MUSIC
SET LIST

 
Featuring 93 Exclusive Mixes Spanning Hip Hop, Rock, Pop, R&B, Dance and More,
Set List Delivers Original Music Only Available in DJ Hero

 
Hailed in the press as one of the most fun, innovative and highly-anticipated
games of the year, Activision Publishing Inc. today dropped the needle on DJ
Hero’s™ full set list featuring 93 exclusive mixes from the biggest stars in hip
hop, R&B, rock, pop and dance and created by some of the greatest DJs of all
time.  On October 27th, living room legends and budding superstar DJs alike
will start the party off right with an unprecedented array of talent DJs
including DJ AM, Cut Chemist, Grandmaster Flash, DJ Jazzy Jeff, J. Period, DJ
Shadow and DJ Z-Trip spinning tracks from JAY-Z to Eminem; Daft Punk to Black
Eyed Peas; Rihanna to The Killers; Kid Cudi to Gwen Stefani; and Marvin Gaye to
Beastie Boys.
 
Tapping a massive cultural phenomenon and bringing the most popular music of
almost every genre to the masses in an all-new, interactive way, media are
already taking notice:
 
“House parties will never be the same” – Best Social/Casual/Puzzle Game –
Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2009
 
“DJ Hero is going to do what Guitar Hero did for guitars.” – San Jose Mercury
News
 
“A reminder of why the music genre became so popular in the first place” – IGN.

 
The complete DJ Hero 93 mix, on-disc set list will include:
 
         2Pac – “All Eyez On Me” vs.
The Aranbee Pop Orchestra – “Bittersweet Symphony (Instrumental)”
         50 Cent – “Disco Inferno” vs.
David Bowie – “Let’s Dance”
         50 Cent – “Disco Inferno” vs.
InDeep – “Last Night A DJ Saved My Life”
         Afrika Bambaataa – “Zulu
Nation Throwdown” vs. Freedom Express – “Get Down”
         Beastie Boys – “Here’s A
Little Somethin’ For Ya” vs. DJ Shadow – “The Number Song (2009 Version)”
(Produced and mixed by DJ Shadow)
         Beastie Boys – “Intergalactic”
vs. Blondie – “Rapture”
         Beastie Boys – “Lee Majors
Come Again” vs. Daft Punk – “Da Funk” (Produced and mixed by Cut Chemist)
         Beck – “Where It’s At” vs. DJ
Shadow – “Six Days (Remix ft. Mos Def)”
         Bell Biv DeVoe – “Poison” Beat
Juggle
         Bell Biv DeVoe – “Poison” vs.
Beastie Boys – “Intergalactic”  (Produced and mixed by DJ AM)
         Bell Biv DeVoe – “Poison” vs.
Cameo – “Word Up!”
         Benny Benassi – “Satisfaction”
vs. Tisto – “Elements Of Life”
         Billy Squier – “The Big Beat”
vs. N.E.R.D. – “Lapdance” (DJ-Guitar mix)
         Black Eyed Peas – “Boom Boom
Pow” vs. Benny Benassi – “Satisfaction”
         Bobby “Blue” Bland – “Ain’t No
Love In The Heart Of The City” vs. 2Pac – “How Do You Want It”
         Bobby “Blue” Bland – “Ain’t No
Love In The Heart Of The City” vs. Connie Price & The Keystones – “Fuzz And
Them”
         Boogie Down Productions –
“Jack Of Spades” vs. David Bowie – “Let’s Dance” (Produced and mixed by DJ
Shadow)
         Chuck Brown & The Soul
Searchers – “Bustin’ Loose” vs. The Zombies – “Time Of The Season” (Produced and
mixed by DJ Shadow)
         Chuck Brown & The Soul
Searchers – “Bustin’ Loose” vs. Young MC – “Bust A Move”
         Common – “Universal Mind
Control (U.M.C.)” vs. Masta Ace – “Jeep A** Gutter (Aaron LaCrate & Debonair
Samir RMX)” (Produced and mixed by The Scratch Perverts)
         Cypress Hill – “Insane In The
Brain” vs. Classics IV – “Spooky”
         Cypress Hill – “Insane In The
Brain” vs. David Axelrod – “The Edge”
         Daft Punk – “Around The World”
vs. Young MC – “Bust A Move”
         Daft Punk – “Da Funk” vs.
N.A.S.A. – “Strange Enough ft. Karen O, ODB & Fatlip”
         Daft Punk – “Megamix 1”   

         Daft Punk – “Megamix 2”   

         Daft Punk – “Robot Rock” vs.
Hashim – “Al Naafyish (The Soul)” (Produced and mixed by The Scratch Perverts)
         Daft Punk – “Robot Rock” vs.
Queen – “We Will Rock You”
         Daft Punk – “Short Circuit”
vs. Boogie Down Productions – “Jack Of Spades”
         Daft Punk – “Technologic” vs.
Gary Numan – “Cars”
         Daft Punk – “Television Rules
the Nation” vs. No Doubt – “Hella Good”
         David Axelrod – “The Edge” vs.
Eric B. & Rakim – “Eric B. Is President”
         Dizzee Rascal – “Fix Up, Look
Sharp” vs. DJ Shadow – “Organ Donor (Extended Overhaul)”
         Dizzee Rascal – “Fix Up, Look
Sharp” vs. Justice – “Genesis”
         DJ Shadow – “Six Days (Remix
ft. Mos Def)” vs. D-Code – “Annie’s Horn”
         Eminem – “My Name Is” vs. Beck
– “Loser”
         Fedde Le Grand – “Put Your
Hands Up For Detroit” vs. Sandy Rivera and David Penn – “I Can’t Stop (David
Penn Remix)”
         Foo Fighters – “Monkey Wrench”
vs. Beastie Boys – “Sabotage” (DJ-Guitar mix)
         Foreigner – “Juke Box Hero”
vs. DJ Z-Trip ft. Murs – “DJ Hero” (Produced and mixed by DJ Z-Trip)
         Foreigner – “Juke Box Hero”
vs. DJ Z-Trip ft. Murs – “DJ Hero” (DJ-Guitar mix, produced and mixed by DJ
Z-Trip)
         Gang Starr – “Just To Get A
Rep” vs. Mobb Deep – “Shook Ones, Pt 2” (Produced and mixed by J. Period)
         Gorillaz – “Feel Good Inc.”
vs. Blondie – “Atomic”
         Grandmaster Flash’s – “Boom”
vs. “Tap” (Produced and mixed by Grandmaster Flash)
         Grandmaster Flash, DJ Kool, DJ
Demo – “Here Comes My DJ” vs. Gary Numan – “Cars” (Produced and mixed by
Grandmaster Flash)
         Gwen Stefani – “Hollaback
Girl” vs. Gorillaz – “Feel Good Inc.”
         Gwen Stefani – “Hollaback
Girl” vs. InDeep “Last Night A DJ Saved My Life” (Produced and mixed by DJ AM)
         Gwen Stefani – “Hollaback
Girl” vs. Rick James – “Give It To Me”
         Herbie Hancock – “Rockit” Beat
Juggle 
         Herbie Hancock – “Rockit” vs.
N.E.R.D. – “Lapdance” (Produced and mixed by Grandmaster Flash) 
         InDeep – “Last Night A DJ
Saved My Life” vs. Cameo – “Word Up!”
         Jackson 5 – “I Want You Back”
vs. Gang Starr – “Just To Get A Rep” (Produced and mixed by DJ Yoda)
         Jackson 5 – “I Want You Back”
vs. Third Eye Blind – “Semi-Charmed Life” (DJ-Guitar mix)
         Jackson 5 – “I Want You Back”
vs. Third Eye Blind – “Semi-Charmed Life”
         JAY-Z feat. Pharrell – “Change
Clothes” vs. 2Pac – “All Eyez on Me”
         JAY-Z – “Izzo (H.O.V.A.)” vs.
Eminem – “My Name Is”
         JAY-Z – “Izzo (H.O.V.A.)” vs.
Jackson 5 – “I Want You Back”
         JAY-Z – “Excuse Me Miss” vs.
Rick James – “Give It To Me”
         Jean Knight – “Mr. Big Stuff”
vs. Masta Ace – “Born To Roll”
         Jurassic 5 – “Jayou” vs. Billy
Squier – “The Big Beat”
         Jurassic 5 – “Jayou” vs.
Herbie Hancock – “Rockit”
         Kid Cudi – “Day ‘N’ Nite” vs.
Black Eyed Peas – “Boom Boom Pow”
         Kool Moe Dee  – “How Ya
Like Me Now” vs. Reel 2 Real featuring The Mad Stuntman – “I Like To Move It”
         Little Richard – “Tutti Frutti”
vs. Shlomo – “Beats” (Produced and mixed by DJ Yoda)
         M.I.A. – “Paper Planes” vs.
Eric B. & Rakim – “Eric B. Is President” (Produced and mixed by The Scratch
Perverts)
         M.I.A. – “Paper Planes” vs.
Wale – “Lookin’ At Me”
         Marvin Gaye – “I Heard It
Through The Grapevine” vs. David Bowie – “Let’s Dance”
         Marvin Gaye – “I Heard It
Through The Grapevine” vs. Gorillaz – “Feel Good Inc.”
         Motörhead – “Ace Of Spades”
vs. Noisia – “Groundhog” (DJ-Guitar mix)
         N.A.S.A. – “Strange Enough ft.
Karen O, ODB & Fatlip” vs. Isaac Hayes – “Theme From Shaft”
         Noisia – “Groundhog” Beat
Juggle (Produced and mixed by The Scratch Perverts)
         Paul van Dyk – “Nothing But
You” vs. Sandy Rivera and David Penn – “I Can’t Stop (David Penn Remix)”
         Public Enemy – “Shut ‘Em Down”
vs. Beck – “Where It’s At”
         Public Enemy ft. Zakk Wylde –
“Bring The Noise 20XX” vs. Justice – “Genesis” (Produced and mixed by DJ Z-Trip)
         Public Enemy featuring Zakk
Wylde – “Bring The Noise 20XX” (DJ-Guitar mix)
         Q-Tip – “Good Thang” vs. Billy
Squier – “The Big Beat” (Produced and mixed by J. Period)
         Queen – “Another One Bites The
Dust” vs. Beastie Boys – “Brass Monkey” (Produced and mixed by DJ Z-Trip)
         Queen – “Another One Bites The
Dust” vs. Daft Punk – “Da Funk”
         Rihanna – “Disturbia” vs. Kid
Sister – “Control”
         Rihanna – “Disturbia” vs. The
Killers – “Somebody Told Me” (DJ-Guitar mix)
         Rihanna – “Disturbia” vs. The
Trammps – “Disco Inferno”
         Shlomo  – “Beats” vs.
Billy Squier  – “The Big Beat”
         Street Sweeper Social Club –
“Fight! Smash! Win!” vs. Beastie Boys – “Intergalactic” (DJ-Guitar mix)
         Tears For Fears – “Shout” vs.
DJ Shadow – “Six Days (Remix ft. Mos Def)”
         Tears For Fears – “Shout” vs.
Eric B. & Rakim – “Eric B. Is President” (Produced and mixed by DJ Jazzy Jeff)
         Tears For Fears – “Shout” vs.
Eric Prydz – “Pjanoo”
         The Aranbee Pop Orchestra –
“Bittersweet Symphony (Instrumental)” vs. LL Cool J – “Rock The Bells” (Produced
and mixed by DJ Jazzy Jeff)
         The Scratch Perverts Beats and
Pieces (Produced and mixed by The Scratch Perverts)
         The Killers – “Somebody Told
Me” vs. Eric Prydz – “Pjanoo”
         Vanilla Ice – “Ice Ice Baby”
vs. MC Hammer – “U Can’t Touch This”
         Vanilla Ice – “Ice Ice Baby”
vs. Paula Abdul – “Straight Up”
         Wale – “Lookin’ At Me” vs.
Black Eyed Peas ft. Tippa Irie – “Hey Mama”
         Weezer – “Beverly Hills” vs.
Evidence, The Alchemist, Aceyalone, Rakaa & 88 Keys – “Fresh Rhymes And
Videotape” (DJ-Guitar mix)
         Wild Cherry – “Play That Funky
Music” vs. Gang Starr – “Just To Get A Rep” (DJ-Guitar mix)
 
Expanding upon the revolutionary easy to pick up/challenging to master gameplay
mechanics developed and refined in Guitar Hero®, DJ Hero delivers an all-new
interactive music experience that allows players to start the party and not only
experience, but to hear music in an all-new way. With over 100 individual songs,
highlighted in 93 unique never-before-released mixes that blend genres of music,
including hip-hop, pop, rock and dance, DJ Hero delivers the most diverse and
international collection of music ever assembled in a music game by
incorporating anthems from legendary artists.  Created exclusively for DJ
Hero, the turntable controller immerses fans into the DJ culture and a sea of
music as they utilize and master various DJ techniques including scratching,
crossfading and sampling, while leaving room for creative expression with a
variety of effects and player chosen samples and scratches, transforming a face
in the crowd into the life of the party.
 
The DJ Hero Renegade Edition featuring JAY-Z and Eminem includes a copy of the
game, a premium Renegade turntable controller, hardshell turntable carrying case
that converts to a performance-ready DJ stand, and an exclusive JAY-Z and EMINEM
2-CD pack featuring “best of” and new, unreleased material.
 
DJ Hero is being developed by FreeStyleGames for the Xbox 360® video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2
computer entertainment systems and the Wii™ system from Nintendo.  The game
is rated “T” (Teen – Mild Suggestive Themes, Lyrics) by the ESRB.  For more
information about DJ Hero, please visit djhero.com.