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The 100 Best Dance Songs of All Time according to Slant Magazine

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Slant Magazine listed their top 100 songs of all time.

Beyonce, Rihanna, Paula Abdul, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson and Madonna made the list. Madonna appears the most 3 times: "Hung Up," "Into the Groove" and "Vogue." 

Who are they missing?

100. Yarbrough & Peoples, “Don’t Stop the Music” (1980)
99. Stacey Q, “Two of Hearts” (1986)
98. Brass Construction, “Movin’” (1975)
97. Lisette Melendez, “Together Forever” (1991)
96. Lime, “Babe, We’re Gonna Love Tonight” (1982)
95. Sounds of Blackness, “The Pressure Pt. 1 (Classic 12” Mix)” (1991)
94. Bedrock featuring KYO, “For What You Dream Of” (1993)
93. Underworld, “Born Slippy .NUXX” (1995)
92. Inner City, “Good Life” (1989)
91. Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z, “Crazy In Love” (2003)
90. Run-DMC vs. Jason Nevins, “It’s Like That” (1997)
89. Cathy Dennis, “Touch Me (All Night Long)” (1991)
88. Jody Watley, “Looking for a New Love” (1987)
87. Metro Area, “Miura” (2001)
86. Hercules and Love Affair, “Blind” (2008)
85. Todd Terje, “Inspector Norse” (2012)
84. The Knife, “Silent Shout” (2006)
83. The Flirts, “Passion” (1982)
82. Björk, “Big Time Sensuality” (1993)
81. Armand Van Helden featuring Roland Clark, “Flowerz” (1999)
80. Anita Ward, “Ring My Bell” (1979)
79. Andrea True Connection, “More, More, More” (1976)
78. Jomanda, “Got a Love for You (Hurley’s House Mix)” (1991)
77. Teena Marie, “Behind the Groove” (1980)
76. Orbital, “Halcyon + On + On” (1992)
75. Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam, “Can You Feel the Beat” (1985)
74. Debbie Deb, “When I Hear Music” (1983)
73. Daft Punk, “One More Time” (2000)
72. The KLF featuring Tammy Wynette, “Justified and Ancient” (1992)
71. Was (Not Was), “Wheel Me Out” (1980)
70. Tom Tom Club, “Genius of Love” (1981)
69. Mr. Flagio, “Take a Chance” (1983)
68. Mr. Fingers, “Can You Feel It” (1986)
67. Klein & M.B.O., “Dirty Talk” (1982)
66. ABBA, “Lay All Your Love on Me” (1980)
65. Giorgio Moroder, “From Here to Eternity” (1977)
64. Grace Jones, “Pull Up to the Bumper” (1981)
63. The Emotions, “Best of My Love” (1977)
62. Basement Jaxx, “Breakaway” (2001)
61. Yaz, “Situation” (1982)
60. Chic, “Good Times” (1979)
59. Deee-Lite, “What Is Love?” (1990)
58. Whitney Houston, “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)” (1987)
57. Bob Sinclar, “Gym Tonic” (1998)
56. Extra T’s, “E.T. Boogie” (1982)
55. George Michael, “Too Funky” (1992)
54. Masters at Work featuring India, “I Can’t Get No Sleep” (1993)
53. Michael Zager Band, “Let’s All Chant” (1978)
52. The Chemical Brothers, “Star Guitar” (2002)
51. Paula Abdul, “Straight Up” (1988)
50. Stephanie Mills, “Put Your Body in It” (1979)
49. Candido, “Thousand Finger Man” (1978)
48. The Bucketheads, “The Bomb (These Sounds Fall Into My Mind)” (1995)
47. The Chemical Brothers, “It Doesn’t Matter” (1997)
46. Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris, “We Found Love” (2011)
45. Patrice Rushen, “Haven’t You Heard” (1980)
44. Afrika Bambaataa and the Sonic Soul Force, “Planet Rock” (1982)
43. A Number of Names, “Sharevari” (1981)
42. Madonna, “Hung Up” (2005)
41. Soul II Soul, “Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)” (1989)
40. Technotronic, “Pump Up the Jam” (1989)
39. Blondie, “Heart of Glass” (1978)
38. Patrick Cowley featuring Sylvester, “Do You Wanna Funk” (1982)
37. CeCe *****ton, “Finally” (1991)
36. Missy Elliott, “Get Ur Freak On” (2001)
35. Black Box, “Strike It Up” (1991)
34. Kylie Minogue, “Can’t Get You Out of My Head” (2001)
33. Prince, “Erotic City” (1984)
32. Cybotron, “Clear” (1983)
31. Salt-N-Pepa, “Push It” (1986)
30. Underworld, “Cowgirl” (1993)
29. Janet Jackson, “The Pleasure Principle” (1986)
28. Donna Summer, “MacAurthur Park” (1978)
27. New Order, “Blue Monday” (1983)
26. Lil’ Louis, “French Kiss” (1987)
25. Eurythmics, “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” (1983)
24. Janet Jackson, “Rhythm Nation” (1989)
23. Donna Summer, “Love to Love You Baby” (1975)
22. Zhané, “Hey Mr. DJ” (1993)
21. Michael Jackson, “Billie Jean” (1982)
20. Connie Case, “Get Down” (1982)
19. Robin S., “Show Me Love” (1993)
18. M/A/R/R/S, “Pump Up the Volume” (1987)
17. Madonna, “Into the Groove” (1985)
16. Clivillés & Cole, “A Deeper Love” (1991)
15. Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock, “It Takes Two” (1988)
14. Loleatta Holloway, “Love Sensation” (1980)
13. Robyn, “Dancing on My Own” (2010)
12. Taana Gardner, “Heartbeat” (1981)
11. Chaka Khan, “I’m Every Woman” (1979)

Top 10:


10. Crystal Waters, “Gypsy Woman (She’s Homeless)” (1991)
9. Shannon, “Let the Music Play” (1983)
8. Thelma Houston, “Don’t Leave Me This Way” (1976)
7. Michael Jackson, “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” (1979)
6. Machine, “There But for the Grace of God Go I” (1979)
5. Diana Ross, “Love Hangover” (1976)
4. Cerrone, “Supernature” (1977)
3. Deee-Lite, “Groove Is in the Heart” (1990)
2. Madonna, “Vogue” (1990)
1. Donna Summer, “I Feel Love” (1977)



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46. Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris, “We Found Love” (2011)
Announcing itself with a set of syncopated synth intervals that sound as much like a fire alarm as they do a call to the dance floor, “We Found Love”—more than any other song in Rihanna’s fun-demanding catalogue—makes the urge to get turnt up feel like an almost religious impulse. (Hell, even the most devout parishioners throw their hands up for this secular party hymn.) For understandable reasons, the title cuts off right before the qualifier “in a hopeless place.” But it’s the juxtaposition of the two (emphasized in the VMA-winning music video) that makes Rihanna’s best-selling single ever a fully shaded descendent of “The Pleasure Principle.” :barbie:

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Horrible better review than Chromatica.


But damn they accuse of a lot of thing's gentrifying black music, cultural appropriation.  




Blackout says her work ethics that hid her limited talents was replaced by Drugs, Lack of interest,  etc

They mostly focus on her life and less about the album.

But they still call her a product of her producer and elements 




They call in the zone. Commercialism treadmill. 


It's her worst reviewed album to date with 3 stars. But they are pretty mean. 



@Jordan Miller


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