DJ Hero's full 93-mix setlist revealed

Beastie Boys, Afrika Bambaataa, Bell Biv DeVoe, Herbie Hancock, Tiesto, M.I.A, Black Eyed Peas, Cypress Hill, Public Enemy, Justice, and Vanilla Ice all on board Activision's turntable game.

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With less than a month to go until DJ Hero's October 27 launch, Activision is playing its publicity trump card. After steadily announcing collaborations with such performers as Grandmaster Flash, Cut Chemist, DJ Jazzy Jeff, and Daft Punk, the publisher has finally unveiled the game's entire tracklist.

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DJ Hero will boast 93 mash-ups of two songs, the majority of which will incorporate at least one hip-hop track. Featured artists will run the gamut of the genre's subcategories and will include such acts as 50 Cent, Afrika Bambaataa, the Beastie Boys, Boogie Down Productions, Common, Eminem, Gang Starr, Jay-Z, Kool Moe Dee, LL Cool J, Masta Ace, Mobb Deep, Public Enemy, Q-Tip, and the late 2Pac.

However, the rap cuts will often be paired with selections from a variety of other genres. The more left-brain couplings include Cypress Hill's seminal 1990s gangsta-rap anthem "Insane in the Brain" mixed with composer David Axelrod's 1960s jazz track "The Edge" and 1990's prog-rappers Jurassic 5's "Jayou" combined with 1980s rocker Billy Squier's "The Big Beat."

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Two songs credited with helping found the rap genre in the early 1980s--Herbie Hancock's "Rock It" and Blondie's "Rapture"--will also be included, as will a series of 1970s funk and disco songs heavily sampled by hip-hop DJs past and present. These include the Jackson 5's "I Want You Back," Marvin Gaye's "I Heard It Through the Grapevine," Isaac Hayes' "Theme to Shaft," Wild Cherry's "Play That Funky Music," and InDeep's "Last Night a DJ Saved My Life."

From the 1990s and 1980s, the game will offer so-called "hip-pop" acts MC Hammer and Vanilla Ice and rap-influenced R&B groups like Cameo and Bell Biv Devoe. For those preferring hip-hop and R&B of a more recent vintage, the game will offer up Beck, Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna, M.I.A., and N.E.R.D.

Fans of straight pop will be able to load up on Third Eye Blind, Gorillaz, Paula Abdul, and Gwen Stefani and her band No Doubt. For rockers, there are tracks by Queen, Foreigner, Foo Fighters, Weezer, and Motorhead.

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Curiously, other than 11 tracks from French tech-house act Daft Punk, dance and electronic music is fairly scarce in DJ Hero. Drum & bass trio Noisia, Parisian techno duo Justice, and dance DJs Benny Benassi, Tiesto, Fedde Le Grand, and Sandy Rivera are all featured, but in less than a half-dozen mash-ups. Eric Prydz's club anthem "Pjanoo," recently featured in the first trailer for Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony, is also in the game, paired with Tears for Fears' 1980s hit "Shout."

The full tracklist for DJ Hero is as follows:


-- 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. Tiesto - "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."
-- Motorhead - "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)

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