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Going Out Playlist: All the DJ Mustard Songs You Need to Get Hype

Mustard on that beat, ho! From Tinashe to Rae Sremmurd to YG, we gathered Fuse's favorite Mustard tracks

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"2 On," Tinashe feat. SchoolBoy Q

The song that launched Tinashe into the big time, "2 On" dished up that cleverly sexy beat that made magic once it clicked with Tinashe's smooth voice.—Emilee Lindner

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"Tinashe Checks In," DJ Mustard feat. Tinashe

Although Tinashe and DJ Mustard's most famous collaboration is "2 On," T got special placement on his album, 10 Summers, on a song named after her: "Tinashe Checks In."—EL

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"Post to Be," Omarion feat. Chris Brown, Jhene Aiko

2015's song of the summer was made by DJ Mustard himself and gave us a bouncy, positive beat to vibe to.—EL

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"I Don't Fuck With You," Big Sean feat. E-40

Mustard's signature beats take on a melody of their own—and that's probably why they're so memorable. Case in point: Big Sean's "IDFWU."—EL

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"Show Me," Kid Ink feat. Chris Brown

Thanks to DJ Mustard's genius use of Robin S' "Show Me Love," Kid Ink nabbed his highest-charting single to date—and a club classic was born.—Tina Xu

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"Be Real," Kid Ink feat. DeJ Loaf

As formulaic as his singles may seem, Kid Ink can still ride a damn beat. The track's swooping beat drop and Queen DeJ-assisted hook will never not get me hype AF.—TX

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"Sorry to Interrupt," Jessie J, Jhene Aiko, Rixton

Don't let the single's Pop Tarts origin deter you from giving it a spin. Everybody loves DJ Mustard. Everybody loves Pop Tarts. Everybody wins.—TX

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"Multillionaire," Dok2

A veteran of the Korean rap game, Dok2 (pronounced "doe-kki") linked up with Mustard on his fifth studio album, Multillionaire. Featuring an infectious, pulsing bassline, the track successfully blends Mustard's motifs with Dok2's bilingual bravado.—TX

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"Needed Me," Rihanna

Not your typical Mustard on the beat, hoe! DJ Mustard steps out of his club banger zone and gives us this sexy/heavy bass, bumping slow tune with vocals savagely slayed by Ri Ri.—Amissa Pitter

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"Don't Tell ‘Em," Jeremih feat. YG

The double platinum “Don’t Tell ‘Em” was the summer hit of 2014 and is guaranteed to still get you moving if you’re in the mood. Not to forget this was also a huge feature for West Coast rapper, YG.—AP

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"I'm Different,” 2 Chainz

Yet, another distinguished sound from the L.A. producer. “I’m Different” was a major hit single for both Mustard and 2 Chainz, and one can easily recognize this track as soon as the piano keys drop in the intro.—AP

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"Whole Lotta Lovin," DJ Mustard feat. Travis Scott

DJ Mustard started out 2016 declaring that he can make a Major Lazer–sized EDM/pop/hip-hop fusion single, too. And damn did he do it well; we're still bumping this more than half a year later.—Zach Dionne

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"Left, Right," YG feat. DJ Mustard

No DJ Mustard assessment's complete without multiple cuts from his crowning achievement so far, his dude YG's 2014 debut studio album, My Krazy Life. Dijon's executive-producer hand gave the record a seamless flow, making it hard to pick less than a small bunch of tracks. "Left, Right" comes in an amazing string where Mustard produces seven of the first nine songs. (Overall, bonus tracks included and spoken intro subtracted, Mustard did 12 of the 17 songs.)—ZD

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"Who Do You Love?" YG feat. Drake

Too good to even try dressing it up with words. Even if Drake stole a bunch of lines from an obscure verse.—ZD

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"Sanctified," Rick Ross feat. Kanye West, Big Sean

The predestined early 2014 link-up between Producer Yeezy and MVP-of-the-moment DJ Mustard realllly delivered. Kanye's got that classic "God sent me a message, said I'm too aggressive / Really, me? Too aggressive?!" line, and Mustard and 'Ye's individual contributions are pretty instantly discernable.—ZD

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"My N---a (Remix)," YG feat. Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill & Rich Homie Quan

My Krazy Life's hammering debut single featured Jeezy and was perfectly ill. That said, the first seconds of the remix feel inexplicably more badass, and it's got Nicki ("I just got $250,000 for a verse, n---a / I dunno, is it me or it's your thirst, n---a?") and Meek Mill before they went public as a couple, and Lil Wayne just burning it up.—ZD

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"7/11 (Remix)," Beyoncé

Bey's original was already 100 percent a hip-hop banger, so Mustard swerved with his remix by giving it a twitchy, distinctly Skrillexian EDM flavor, big #drops and all.—ZD

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"Strive," A$AP Ferg ft. Missy Elliott

A$AP Ferg’s second studio release, Always Strive and Prosper, offers plenty of banger-friendly tracks that the Harlem rapper’s known for, but this titular track is a curveball, with ‘90s house flavor, a surging beat, and an almost Gospel-like message.—Brooke Bunce

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“R.I.P.,”Jeezy feat. 2 Chainz

A deliriously fun hip-hop stomp, “R.I.P.” allows Jeezy to loosen up alongside rap’s resident class clown and Mustard’s heavy thump.—Jason Lipshutz

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“FourFive Seconds” remix, Rihanna, Kanye West, Paul McCartney

The stripped-down original was plenty fine, but DJ Mustard deserves kudos for turning this Rih/'Ye/Macca team-up into a snare-inflected island bop.—JL

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“Or Nah," Ty Dolla $ign feat. Wiz Khalifa

Ty and Wiz are relatively easy-breezy MCs, but Mustard gave them a darkly lit beat to grind over, and the new-school leaders scored.—JL

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"Rack City," Tyga

Tyga effortlessly solidified himself as one of the corniest guys in the rap game, but at least he did us a solid with his 2011 single “Rack City.” The rapper’s catchy braggadocio lyrics are anchored by one of DJ Mustard’s most low-key yet but groovy productions to date. You’ll find yourself bouncing as soon as the bass drops.—Bianca Gracie

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“Up Down (Do This All Day)," T-Pain

T-Pain is a strip-club connoisseur and DJ Mustard knows how to master a booty-shaking beat, so just imagine the explosion when these two came together in 2013 for this banger. The heavy bass line and hand claps that mimics, well, a booty is all the motivation you need to bring out your inner stripper.—BG

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“Na Na," Trey Songz

DJ Mustard flexed his sensual production muscles for this 2014 radio favorite, whose naughty vibes is elevated by Trey Songz’s “come hither” vocals. Swoon.

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"Bicken Back Being Bool," YG

DJ Mustard and YG are both from California, and they brought that unique Compton swag to the rapper’s debut album My Krazy Life—especially on the highlight track “Bicken Back Being Bool.” That G-Funk influence on the production is just undeniably dope.—BG

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“Set The Roof," Rae Sremmurd

The producer is known for creating ratchet anthems, and his latest one alongside Mike Will Made It is a bit more nostalgic. “Set The Roof,” lifted from Rae Sremmurd’s Sremmlife 2 album, is a throwback nod to the glory days of the mid-‘00s Crunk era. Add Lil Jon’s shouty voice over the wacky production, and it's a maddening, party-ready masterpiece.—BG


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