"Bang Bang" First Spin

Where was the Jessie J/Ariana Grande/Nicki Minaj hit "Bang Bang" first spun? Appropriately, at a SoulCycle session, says a source. Republic Records executive vp Charlie Walk handed a copy to spin instructor Stacey Griffith at the cult-fitness studio's Bridgehampton, N.Y., location several weeks before release. A SoulCycle enthusiast, the veteran promotion exec used the opportunity for some hands-on research.

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