Oh boy. Capcom = Street Fighter II = CHILDHOOD MEMORIESSS!
Kid Cudi has released a new song this week called “Capcom.” I have SO many memories of playing all the Street Fighter II games in my brother’s bedroom with both Rich and Steph. Seeing Kid Cudi’s song encouraged me to go dig up some music from Street Fighter II. Seriously, play this video below and TRY not to remember this awesome game:
My favorite theme song/board song was Blanka’s.
Anyways, Kid Cudi’s song doesn’t feature any of these fabulous songs from Street Fighter, but the song itself is very reminiscent of what the songs used to be (think of Guile’s theme song). Rumor has it that this song will be featured in his upcoming summer mixtape “A Man Called Scott.”
Do you have a song that you are obsessed with right now? … That song you listen to and then find yourself listening to over and over again? If you do, I want to know!
I’m going to put together a playlist of all your favorite music. Now, in order to do this, I’m going to need all of your help. If you want to suggest a song to be included in the playlist, please post your recommendation either as a comment to this post or as a comment on the Squeaker Box Facebook page.
You can post multiple songs or just one. I would really like to get a playlist together for all of you by Sunday, so get those recommendations going!
It’s still snowing here in Pittsburgh. I really would like to go sled riding (not to be confused with sledding) this weekend. I tried to get a picture of Nutmeg eating snow, but I didn’t do a very good job.
Here are my fave songs to get me in the the weekend mood (playlist at bottom of post):
Wiz Khalifa – “Stoned” Yelle – “Safari Disco Club” Lykke Li – “I Follow Rivers” Lil’ Wayne – “I Run This Flower Shop” (Bret and I have played this non-stop) Gucci Mane - “My Chain (Jonwayne’s Basement Mix) Eliza Doolittle – “Skinny Genes” (I’m a sucker for any whistle song) Natalia Kills – “Mirrors” (She has the potential to get really big) Lost in the Trees - “Tall Trees” Edward Sharpe vs. Kid Cudi – “Home is Wherever I’m With You” Starfucker – “Boy Toy”
I’m still pretty obsessed with Jessie J and can’t get enough of this acoustic version of “Nobody’s Perfect.” The song starts around 1:00.
And I’m still VERY MUCH obsessed with Little Comets. Check out this awesome live rendition of “One Night in October.” Love love love.
First and foremost, I want to apologize to you guys for not updating this blog for almost a month now. This past month has been more or less a nightmare that I’m trying to get out of. I tried to take a few minutes in my day today to put things in perspective, and I finally feel like everything’s going to be ok.
I went for a nice evening run (Yay for getting one more extra hour of sleep Saturday night! Boooo for it being pitch black at 5:30 PM) with Nutmeg tonight. I had a solid playlist going full songs that definitely got me motivated for this week. I’ve also included my new favorite songs for this week:
Only Girl in the World- Rihanna This song is my “Please Don’t Stop the Music.” When that song came out, I played it non-stop. This is my girl anthem for right now.
Know Your Name - Wiz Khalifa It’s nice to hear a “chill” song from Wiz. I’m glad that we have a rap artist representing Pittsburgh… Even though he’s having a rough week this week with getting caught with drugs and everything…
Scott Mescudi VS the World - Kid Cudi Kid Cudi’s sophomore album drops today (EEEK!) It’s not like I’ve been waiting for the past year for it or anything… I really don’t want to be disappointed with it, and after reading all the reviews coming in, it looks like I should be pretty satisfied.
Booty Bounce - Dev I’m so happy I found this song. “Like a G6″ is a fun song to dance and workout to. HOWEVER, it’s only successful because of this song. Listen to around the 2:25 mark, and it’ll make sense.
Pass Out - Chris Brown I don’t like Chris Brown. I mean, I’m ashamed to even put his name on the same playlist as Rihanna… But I do like this song. The song is sung around Eric Prydz’ “Call On Me,” which makes the song hard not to like.
What’s Wrong With Them - Lil’ Wayne ft. Nicki Minaj Free Weezy — wait… he is free! For some reason, I feel like this song is applicable to my life right now. Nicki puts it best when she sings: “Baby, what the f-ck wrong, wrong with them?” I was ecstatic when this came on my shuffle. I felt like I could step on any stick/stone/crack while I was running and nothing could bring me down.
Mean Planes and Taylor Gangs - Brendan Duvall I don’t really enjoy Taylor Swift at all, but this mashup done by Brendan Duvall is great. Of course, it features Wiz (FREE WIZ). It’s inevitable that a mashup will be included in every one of my playlists.
All Along - Kid Cudi I love when Kid Cudi shows his softer side, and in this song, Kid Cudi isn’t the tough guy with a dark side that he is in every song. It’s a nice change of pace. Plus, I’m a sucker for a rap song with violins.
What’s My Name – Rihanna ft. Drake Love this duet. I don’t know why they had to break up. Rihanna + Drake = SUCH A GOOD COUPLE. Ugh. You can’t help but sway your head back and forth to this beat… Oh whoaaa oh.
Roman’s Revenge – Nicki Minaj ft. Eminem This… song… is… RIDICULOUS. I mean, it’s so weird — but I can’t stop listening to it. Nicki Minaj is the best female rapper out there right now, and for her new album “Pink Friday,” what does she decide to do? SHE GETS EMINEM! And she also sings “I Feel Pretty” from West Side Story. After you’re done listening to it, you kind of have to sit for a few seconds and think, “Really?” And then you’ll click play again.
Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager” release (Nov. 9th), more and more leaks are hitting the web. I went home this weekend for the Penn State game and didn’t have any time to update the blog. Now, as I sitting here prepping for the week ahead of me, I needed to check and see what songs I missed this weekend. Of course Kid Cudi’s songs leak while I’m not paying attention. Grr.
“Maniac” sounds more like Cudi. While I’m not 100% about it yet, I know that this will be going on my running playlist because the beat is great. I’ve listened to it twice in a row now, and it’s already growing on me
I’m really excited for “Trapped in My Mind” to leak. It has the potential to be something like “Pursuit of Happiness,” but we’ll just have to wait and see. Listen to the track below along with the track that started it all.