100 Artists For DJ Hero 2, See Who Will Be In The Game
Activision have announced that DJ Hero 2 spins together tracks from over 100 of the biggest artists from around the world who have combined U.S. full albums sales alone in excess of 375 million** creating an all-new, unparalleled music experience.
Featuring the hottest hits from artists such as Lady Gaga, B.o.B., Pitbull, Deadmau5, Iyaz, David Guetta, and Rihanna and classic anthems from legendary artists including Eminem, Daft Punk, Dr. Dre, The Chemical Brothers, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder and LL Cool J, the DJ Hero 2 soundtrack mixes the perfect blend of pop, dance and hip hop music.
"With DJ Hero 2, we wanted to create the ultimate party experience of 2010, and that meant not only revamping and adding social and multiplayer game modes, including full microphone support, and all-new levels of creative freedom, but also mixing and mashing hits from over 100 of the biggest and most popular artists on the planet," said Dan Neil, Music Director, FreeStyleGames. "We can't wait to drop details on which of these artists' hottest tracks, as well as how we've mixed them together exclusively for the game, later this year."
"With the success of DJ Hero and overwhelming response to its soundtrack, we are excited to be working even more closely with our label partners, including Interscope Geffen A&M, on DJ Hero 2 to hand-pick the best music from the most recognizable artists in the world," said Tim Riley, Vice President of Music Affairs, Activision.
"We're excited to bring the hottest hits from our biggest artists to DJ Hero 2 including Eminem, Lady Gaga, Soulja Boy, 50 Cent, M.I.A., Timbaland, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and many more," said Steve Berman, Vice Chairman, Interscope Geffen A&M. "The blockbuster lineup of music we've contributed, when mixed by world renowned DJs exclusively for the game, will help deliver one of the best soundtracks in all of entertainment."
With the highly skilled DJ's and music producers at FreeStyleGames joined by Deadmau5, David Guetta and a crew of world renowned mixologists dropping the beats, everyone will have a chance to experience the following artists' music in an all-new way:
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force
Armand Van Helden
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
House Of Pain
Kool & The Gang
LL Cool J
Melle Mel & Duke Bootee
Naughty By Nature
Salt N Pepa
Sneaky Sound System
Soulja Boy Tell Em
Sparfunk & D-Code
The Chemical Brothers
The Crystal Method
The Notorious B.I.G.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
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