The reggae dancehall grooves of Major Lazer are just one of the highlights in "Major Lazer". The animated series tells the story of a superhero named Major Lazer who, with the help of his two teenaged friends, Penny and BLKMRKT, fights against the villains that populate the futuristic dystopia that is Jamaica. A self-proclaimed "Guardian of the Groove", Major Lazer vows to fight for the rights of the Jamaican people and to bring down the ruthless curmudgeon, President Whitewall. Part of Animation Domination.
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Major Lazer - Lean On - Netflix
“Lean On” is a song recorded by American electronic music group Major Lazer and French producer DJ Snake featuring vocals from Danish singer MØ, released as the lead single from Major Lazer's third studio album, Peace Is the Mission, on March 2, 2015. It was produced by Major Lazer and DJ Snake, and written by MØ, Major Lazer member Diplo, and DJ Snake. It is a dance and electronic song being also described as a house ballad. “Lean On” was a critical and commercial success, peaking at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and at number two on the UK Singles Chart. It reached number one in several other countries including Australia, Ireland, the Netherlands, Mexico, New Zealand, Finland, Denmark and Switzerland. In November 2015, “Lean On” was named by Spotify as the most streamed song of all time, and has over 1 billion streams globally as of June 2017; however, it has since been overtaken by Drake's “One Dance” (2016). The accompanying music video for “Lean On” was filmed in ND Studios, Karjat (India), Kaul Heritage City, Vasai in Maharashtra (India). The video premiered on March 23, 2015 and has over 2.3 billion views on YouTube as of June 2018. According to IFPI, “Lean On” was the fifth best selling song of 2015 worldwide, and one of the best-selling singles of all time, with global sales of 13.1 million.
Major Lazer - Ty Dolla Sign remix - Netflix
The official remix of “Lean On” features a guest appearance by American rapper Ty Dolla Sign. It was premiered through Major Lazer's SoundCloud on June 17, 2015. Ty Dolla Sign starts the remix with his new verse while the rest of the song is the same as in the original version. The remix was well received by music critics. Zach Frydenlund of Complex wrote; “While the song was already catchy as hell, Ty Dolla adds another element to the single”. Rap-Up also gave a positive review to the remix with writing that Ty Dolla Sign starts the song with “electrifying verse that is guaranteed to get you lit”. Elias Leight of The Fader wrote that Ty Dolla Sign added “some extra juice” to the song with his verse.
Major Lazer - References - Netflix