Remix Roundup: Listen to 3 Must-Hear Remixes of Drake's 'Hotline Bling' Right Now

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Drake in the video for "Hotline Bling."

Producers across the globe put their stamp on the surging hit single.

Drake has a way of bending the internet to his whims.

With surprise hit single "Hotline Bling" challenging for his first-ever solo Hot 100 No. 1, the Toronto rapper dropped a neon-hued video that was perfectly calculated to make the greatest internet meme impact. I mean, dancing the cha-cha in a turtleneck? That shit was premeditated.

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Drake's bid for ubiquity appears to have been a success, and his video has spurred a new wave of 'Hotline Bling" remixes. We've already covered the Erykah Badhu, Sam Smith & Disclosure and KehlaniCharlie Puth versions, so here are the best of the rest:

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Kehlani x Charlie Puth - "Hotline Bling" (Marian Hill Remix ft. Armani White)

One of the most creative ones on this list due to its minimal approach, left field sample use and guest verses.

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ΛIRWAV - "Hotline Bling"

The NYC producer buoys the Kehlani x Charlie Puth cover with swelling chords and a shimmying future bass drop.

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Sam Smith vs Drake - "Hotline Bling" (AXB Remix)

Little surprise that Sam Smith's cover works well as a club thumper.

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Of course, nothing quite comes to close to the original:

 


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