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Laura Hamade 11 Nov 2014

Ten Songs the Lebanese Killed

I’m sure we can all agree the Lebanese have a thing for playing the living hell out of certain songs.

How many good tunes must we ruin before we realize a little variety can actually be a good thing? The next time you prepare a playlist, do us all a favor and make sure none of these songs are included.

1. “Yeah” by Usher

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I know what you’re thinking: major throwback! You got that right. I bet you still have all the lyrics memorized. What does “A-town down” even mean?

2. “Candy Shop” by 50 Cent

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I’m sure everyone had a blast with this one. 50 Cent, thanks for stealing the innocence from the Lebanese population. “Licking lollipops” no longer means enjoying our Chupa Chups.

3. “Ridin’ Dirty” by Chamillionaire

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Everyone knows this one. Especially the guys driving around blasting it in their cars 24/7. It died pretty fast and while many old songs make me feel nostalgic, I’ll never request to hear this one again.

4. “Talk Dirty to Me” by Jason Derulo

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Every pub, club, house party, beach, and car ride has offered a venue for people to go wild to this song. It’s still a major hit if you ask me.

5. “Gangnam Style “by PSY

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Thanks to PSY we all got a kick out of something we didn’t understand. Both kids and adults were doing the famous dance and pretending like they knew the lyrics.

6. “Gangsta” by Kat Dahlia

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Her lyrics are meaningful and I agree with everything she says but enough is enough. Besides, being gangsta “don’t impress me none.”

7. “Stereo Love” by Edward Maya & Vika Jigulina

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How did we even like this to begin with?

8. “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO

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This song was so influential that people were walking around in shutter shade glasses. *Shudders*

9. “Happy” by Pharrell Williams

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If this one didn’t have you smiling, you’re a soulless fool. Everyone in Lebanon has danced to this song at least once. Even old men trying to balance with a cane had a blast shaking their junk to it.

10. “Single Ladies” by Beyoncé

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I don’t think I’ve been to a single engagement party or wedding without hearing this song. We get it: he liked it and he put a ring on. Can you stop bragging to your single friends already?