DJ Kass Notches First Top 10 on Hot Latin Songs Chart With Viral Hit 'Scooby Doo Pa Pa'
The viral hit ascends 11-10 in its fifth week.
Dominican Republic-born DJ Kass secures his first Hot Latin Songs top 10, as the viral hit “Scooby Doo Pa Pa” lifts 11-10 in just its fifth week on the list (chart dated Mar. 3). The tune is powered nearly entirely by streams, increasing 12 percent to 6.87 million in the U.S. in the week ending Feb. 22, according to Nielsen Music.
"I feel marvelous that my song is being heard on an international level and will open doors for others in the Dominican dembow genre,” the 30-year-old DJ Kass tells Billboard.
“Scooby Doo” — released Sept. 12, 2017 — went viral in recent weeks as social influencers and fans uploaded videos of themselves dancing to the track.
"Scooby Doo" jumps 8-6 on the Latin Streaming Songs chart, taking the Greatest Gainer honors. It also lifts 13-12 on Latin Digital Song Sales logging 2,000 downloads (up 15 percent). The track registered no airplay across any monitored stations by Nielsen BDS in the week ending Feb. 25.