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- Mario games in music. For official music of the Mario franchise, see This article is about references to thegames in music. For official music of thefranchise, see List of albums
due to the popularity of the Mario franchise, the games have been referenced numerous times in democratic songs .
perfume [edit ]
A $ AP Ferg ‘s debut mixtape includes this song, with the cable, “ And I click like Donkey Kong when I hit this long ”.
Reading: List of Mario references in music
Young Nigga Living [edit ]
The implemental to this lead from their debut album incorporates a sound clip of Yoshi dying from Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island .
Curse of the Crystal Coconut The bill poster for Alestorm ‘s The style of Alestorm ‘s sixth studio album, Curse of the Crystal Coconut, is inspired by the Donkey Kong franchise. [ 1 ] One of the album ‘s tracks is a cover of “ Pirate Scorn “ from the Donkey Kong Country television receiver series. additionally, the album ‘s poster features respective references to the Donkey Kong franchise, such as an eponymous Crystal Coconut from Donkey Kong 64, the bony remains of a gorilla wearing a tie, a floating DK Coin, and respective Klomps from Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest, arsenic well as generic Donkey Kong motifs such as bananas and barrels, including a TNT Barrel .
I Hate Mario Kart Wii [edit ]
From Alex Day ‘s 117% Complete individual, Alex Day describes his hate for Mario Kart Wii and explains what happens as the race he is playing is progressing. The song can be listened to here .
Super Mario Bros. [edit ]
A remake of the Super Mario Bros. 3 theme by Taller Para Niños .
Ca n’t Leave Rap alone [edit ]
This song, by underground rapper, Apathy, features the line “ I ‘m like Donkey Kong, I got you niggas dodgin ‘ my barrels “ .
stupid [edit ]
The song “ STUPID ” by Ashnikko, featuring Yung Baby Tate, features Ashnikko saying the line, “ I ‘m gratifying, then I ‘m off, I ‘m bad boss Bowser ” .
frolic On My Go-Kart [edit ]
Asther Roth raps, “ Mario Kart skills are hideous, ” in this song from his moment album .
What ‘s Going On ? Why ? [edit ]
In the music video recording for south korean boy band B1A4 ‘s japanese individual What’s Going On? Why?, extremity Gongchan ‘s stage set is immediately based on the Super Mario series .
I ‘m On Everything [edit ]
The song, by rap duet, Bad Meets Evil ( composed of Eminem and Royce da 5’9 ” ), references Mario in the line “ Me and visions on ‘shrooms, call us the Mario Brothers ” .
Ashley [edit ]
On the song “ Ashley ”, featuring singer Miguel, Big Sean in the moment verse says the stick to lines : “ It ‘s been eldritch since I went out west and did an album with no I.D and ai n’t came back since ”. This was followed by a sample distribution of Mario grunting from Super Mario 64 .
leap Out the Window [edit ]
boastfully Sean has a line in the first verse in the song in which he recalls, “ Remember when you used to though and hit the Mario Kart / And you constantly picked the princess. ”
It ‘s On Like Donkey Kong [edit ]
The song title mentions Donkey Kong ‘s name, and the phrase itself is repeated throughout the chorus .
War of Hormone [edit ]
The song features the coin and power-up phone effects from Super Mario Bros. .
Do the Donkey Kong [edit ]
The song debuted in the 1982 album Pac-Man Fever. The birdcall was late released as a unmarried in May 1982, though it was not a successful as the album nor the “ Pac-Man fever ” single liberation. The sung is based the Donkey Kong arcade bet on and features many of the crippled ‘s audio effects arsenic well as some of the in-game music .
Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah [edit ]
late in the song, the New Super Mario Bros. theme can be heard .
I Like It [edit ]
During one of the verses, Cardi B sings “ ‘Bout my coins like Mario ! ”
Rapper Chamillionaire ‘s dent list is Koopa or King Koopa, and occasionally in songs he introduces himself as such .
Game Gon na Cost a fee [edit ]
In Chamillionaire ‘s “ Game Gon na Cost a Fee “ it is mentioned that “ I ride with bananas and shells like Mario and Luigi ”, “ bananas “ and “ shells “ referring ( respectively ) to banana clips and shotgun shells .
Boys [edit ]
On the song “ Boys “ by Charli XCX, a modify adaptation of the Super Mario Bros. mint effect sound is looped throughout the track ‘s implemental .
American Royalty [edit ]
Gambino has a line in this song that goes, “ balls like Bowser ” .
Eat Your Vegetables [edit ]
The instrumental to this sung samples “ aquatic ambiance, ” the music for the submerged levels in Donkey Kong Country .
roll [edit ]
This rap song features the line “ Donkey Kong in the pulp like the anthropoid loose “ .
Super Brooklyn [edit ]
The song samples the underground and overworld song from Super Mario Bros. and diverse voice effects from the game, such as the jump, lose a life sentence, jump, or sliding down the flag sound effects. It is never officially released due to the unaccredited consumption of the music, though it is an clandestine hit in 1999 and led to a cope by Rawkus Records. [ 2 ]
Rainbow in the Dark [edit ]
Kool A.D. ‘s verse includes the channel, “ Like Don King playing Donkey Kong Country at his cousin ‘s house ” .
On his performance during The Game Awards 2015, the canadian artist included remixed versions of The Evil King Bowser and Haunted House BGM from Super Mario World .
Envy Me [edit ]
Florida knocker includes the line “ I ‘m shroomed out my mental like Mario Bros. ” in this song .
SPACEGHOSTPUSSY ( RIP YAMS ) [edit ]
This dis track by Denzel Curry features a guest verse from Ski Mask the Slump God who says the production line : “ Princess Peach jewelry my gripe ” .
Pyro ( 2019 Leak ) [edit ]
In this track from his collaboration EP with producer Kenny Beats, he says the line “ Fire flows like I ‘m red and white Mario ” in citation to Mario ‘s Fire Mario ability from the master Super Mario Bros. .
DJ Scheme [edit ]
DJ Scheme is a hep hop manufacturer, and penis of the hip hop corporate Members only. His debut album, “ FAMILY ”, features this song which features Ski Mask the Slump God, Danny Towers and Lil Yachty. Ski Mask the Slump God ‘s verse features the lines, “ On the patio fucking Princess ‘s smasher, Mario / Yellow Louis V overalls on me, look like Wario ” .
6 God [edit ]
The instrumental to this sung samples the “ haunted Chase ” path from Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest .
Despicable ( Freestyle ) [edit ]
In “ despicable ” ( Freestyle ) knock by Eminem ( which was in the first place a song by Drake ), Eminem mentions the lines “ the game I just about conquered it like Donkey Kong ” .
In the official music video recording, a scenery displays a television filmdom playing the master Super Mario Bros., albeit modified to avoid copyright .
Tone Deaf [edit ]
In this song exclusive to the deluxe edition of the album Music To Be Murdered By, Eminem says in the first verse, “ Stuck inside of a Mario Kart race duckin ‘ saw blades ”. additionally, in the official lyric video, silhouettes of Eminem driving in Mario Kart -like vehicles are displayed on screen when said line is rapped .
Mario Bros volt Wright Bros . [edit ]
Youtube channel, Epic Rap Battles of History, created a video recording knock battle with Mario and Luigi battling the Wright Bros. Princess Peach and Donkey Kong are mentioned once each, with a note submit : “ Your princess is in our castle nowadays, yeah she ‘s gone, causal agent stayed up all night playing Donkey Kong”.
One line in the middle of “ Rocketeer ” is “ We ‘re on some future degree, Super Mario. ”
Yoshi [edit ]
The thirteenth song off Fetty Wap ‘s moment major studio apartment album is titled “ Yoshi ”, after the Mario character .
The Results Are In [edit ]
This song contains a sample of Yoshi saying his name, after the tune “ No chain on, gold tooth, blowing Yoshi ” .
I Am not Your Gameboy [edit ]
The song is told from a Game Boy ‘s point of view asking the hearer not to insert games such as Tetris, Donkey Kong, Super Mario and other Game Boy games .
The seduction [edit ]
Towards the end, there is the note “ I ‘ve got to find the princess, she ‘s in another castle ” .
Mario & Link [edit ]
“ Mario & Link ” uses sound effects from diverse video games, including Mario games, and immediately samples Peach ‘s negotiation from the conclusion of Super Mario 64. It begins with the lines : “ Hello there, uh, it ‘s Frank and this sung is dedicated to Mario and Link due to their deathless doggedness which I ‘m not sure I should do the same of … Mario ‘s never getting some and Link ‘s never getting some indeed why should princesses love me ? ”
Birdo [edit ]
The song “ Birdo ” off Horse the Band ‘s third album, The Mechanical Hand is broadly based off Birdo, and features electronic 8-bit sounds with an electric guitar. The song ‘s inhalation and real mean is by and large about the singer ‘s antipathy for eggs, and his traumatic childhood .
now I Got tantalum Wet ‘Cha [edit ]
The beginning line of the sung is “ It ‘s on like Donkey Kong. ” [ 3 ]
Daddy ‘s Little Girl [edit ]
Artist J. Cole says, in the song, “ You lost to lookin ‘ for a jesus, I ai n’t Mario ” .
trouble oneself [edit ]
In this sung, he says the lines, “ I ‘m Koopa, I never been the Mario type / No saving hoes ”.
’95 South [edit ]
The sung “ ’95 South ” ( stylized “ 9 5. s o uracil deoxythymidine monophosphate hydrogen ” ) contains the line : “ Could put a M right on your head, you Luigi buddy now ”. The line is a toy on words referring to placing a million-dollar ( M ) bounty on person ‘s life ( their mind ), and him alluding that to the M on Mario ‘s crown .
ES Tales [edit ]
The sung ‘s instrumental has a Super Mario Bros. mint strait consequence used throughout .
ignorance is bliss [edit ]
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From the album White Knuckle Scorin’, the song is narrated by Bowser, speaking to Princess Toadstool .
One of the lines said by rapper Pitbull is “ And watch a dame get Donkey Konged. ”
Kenan and Kel [edit ]
On his sophomore album, JPEGMAFIA raps the following two lines in a verse : “ I ‘m dressin ‘ up like I ‘m prince Peach / And if you sendin ‘ in Marios to defend me ” .
From My Window [edit ]
This song by the late Juice Wrld features the line “ Mario Luigi, my bros ’til the bitter end ” .
Sick Beat [edit ]
The song ‘s back lead is based around a sample distribution of the “ Star Select ” doggerel from Super Mario 64 .
On the Kid Cudi and Kanye West collaboration project, Kanye West includes the line in this sung, “ All of you Mario, it ‘s all a game. ”
lucky Guy [edit ]
A song by confederacy korean singer Kim Hyun-joong, his songs much contain versatile sound effects from the Super Mario series, including Jumping, Coins, and flush the 1-Up sound .
Video Games [edit ]
KJ-52 ‘s Christian-themed tap song contains diverse game references and sound effects. KJ-52 raps about how “ I was down to one life and I did n’t have another / but now I ‘m extremely like the Mario Brothers. ”
Lady Diane [edit ]
Mario sa Amerika [edit ]
This Filipino rap birdcall is about Mario going to the United States, to the tune of the Ground Theme of Super Mario Bros.
Syntax earned run average [edit ]
One of the lyrics is “ I ‘m donkey Kong, fatness freak the notes ” .
Fredhammer [edit ]
One of the sound effects used in the song is Tanooki Mario shouting “ Tanooki ! ” from Mario Kart 8 .
clock is Everything [edit ]
One of the first lines of path 7 on canadian musician Lights ‘ 2011 album Siberia is “ In the interim, the princess was in another castle. ”
Lem me Freak [edit ]
The song ‘s implemental includes a sample distribution of a Koopa Shell being kicked from the master Super Mario Bros.
On this sung, Lil Wayne states in the the second verse : “ Let me see that Donkey Kong ” .
RunRunning [edit ]
On his introduction mixtape, this particular sung from rapper Lil Yachty features the implemental to the Super Mario 64 file choose screen, with coin sound effects edited in throughout .
What It ‘s Like in Japan [edit ]
“ What It ‘s Like in Japan ” featured on the album “ very bantam Songs ”, describes Japan ( from where Mario was created ) in a manner intelligibly modeled after a distinctive Super Mario Bros. level, featuring sound effects from the game and having its last trace ( That’s what it’s like when you go to Japan ). The end is sung to the tune of Super Mario Bros. ‘s Game Over composition .
Super Mario World [edit ]
The sung ‘s title is the lapp as the Super Nintendo Entertainment System game Super Mario World .
pun [edit ]
In the second verse, Logic says, “ That Super Mario flow, I constantly get the 1-Up ” .
I Do n’t Give A Honk [edit ]
Andy Samberg claims “ We all know we ‘re born with one hundred honks, ” to which Jorma Taccone adds, “ But people throw them away like they were Donkey Konks. ”
Spur of the Movement [edit ]
One of the lines is “ We play Mario Brothers, we eat the ‘shroom and get power. ” [ 3 ]
Blue Slide Park [edit ]
This track from rapper Mac Miller ‘s debut album of the same name includes the lineage : “ We equitable tryna go bananas like it ‘s Donkey Kong ” .
Aerosol Can [edit ]
One of the lines on the middle of the birdcall is “ Make yourself bigger like mushroom, Mario Kart. ”
Hoe Cakes [edit ]
The birdcall includes the succeed line : “ Own his own enthrone, the foreman like King Koopa ” .
Thank You Mario But Our Princess in Another palace [edit ]
The birdcall is sung from the perspective of Toad after being rescued by Mario. Inspired by the ill-famed wrinkle that is the song ‘s title, Toad sings about the atrocious time he had while being kidnapped .
The NESkimos is a band that plays metallic element versions of music from Nintendo games, including Super Mario Bros. 3 .
restart [edit ]
In the birdcall ‘s music video recording, a Super Star appears during the concluding few measures of the bridge .
Hey Mario [edit ]
From the 2013 album “ Brighter “, the songs talks about why Mario should stop rescuing Princess Peach. Games and sub-series like Mario Kart, Dr. Mario and Super Mario Galaxy are mentioned as well. The coin healthy effect is besides used in some lines .
Roommates [edit ]
In one credit line, the song mentions Mario Kart by saying, “ We made an art out of Mario Kart, we ‘re chic gents. ”
Shoot My Shot [edit ]
In one line, the birdcall mentions Mario and Bowser by saying, “ Hotter than Bowser, this ai n’t super Mario. ”
Better Than It Ever Could Be [edit ]
The song contains some notes from the ending root of Super Mario Bros. 2 .
“ about Unreal ” by Roxette was featured in the Super Mario Bros. film as the inaugural birdcall in the credits. There are two versions of the music video recording, one with references to the film and one without. The former includes images from the film and several minor references, including one of the king ‘s Mushrooms and several warnings of de-evolution. The video ends with the chief quality being De-Evolved into a lounge lizard, which crawls out of his clothes. The picture of the lounge lizard is cut out of the latter version of the video, along with the De-Evolution warn. In both videos the independent character plays a video bet on, progressing through levels as the video recording continues .
Break the Bank [edit ]
The beat to “ Break the Bank ” by Schoolboy Q is produced by musician The Alchemist, who included a sample distribution of Toad screaming from Mario Kart 64, slowed and faded, and played throughout the song .
Cha Cha [edit ]
The birdcall “ Cha Cha ” by Shelly FKA DRAM ( artist once known as DRAM ) has an instrumental that samples the Star Road root from Super Mario World, and uses the basic coin effects throughout .
Bowser [edit ]
Ski Mask the Slump God has a birdcall titled “ Bowser ”, featuring deceased rapper XXXTentacion, from the mixtape “ Members only, Vol. 3 ”. The song features diverse pop culture references, including video games and television cartoons, but features no extra references to Mario outside from the sung name .
Merlin ‘s Staff [edit ]
The song “ Merlin ‘s Staff ” from his mixtape, Sin City The Mixtape, contains the lines “ On the rifle like Mario, drive in a kart ” and “ Kickstand, stick-shift, Peach colored kart ” .
The song “ Nuketown ” from the album STOKELEY contains the line, “ Ate a Mario mushroom quick, uh-huh ” .
The Bidness [edit ]
One of the lyrics is “ Half cad, half gorilla, bitch Donkey Kong ”. [ 3 ]
Supah Mario [edit ]
Supah Mario is the stage name for DeMario Priester, a pelvis hop music producer who has produced instrumentals to tracks for big name artists including Drake, Young Thug, 2 Chainz, and others .
Taller Para Niños [edit ]
Super Mario Bros. 3 [edit ]
A song by the Mexican group, lone the final line in the song actually refers to Super Mario Bros. 3. Song was late covered by band, Allison .
praise [edit ]
The official music video contains many references to respective video recording games, and at one distributor point, french DJ Tchami goes through a map and enters a level which are both heavily based on Super Mario World .
Honky Tonk Badonkadonk [edit ]
The area song makes a reference book to Donkey Kong when Trace Adkins says “ She ‘s got it goin ‘ on like Donkey Kong. ”
commandeer [edit ]
The song makes a reference point to Bowser when the rapper says “ Motherfucking beast gripe call me King Koopa. ”
Karma [edit ]
This song from Waka Flocka Flame ‘s debut album, “ Flockaveli “ contains the line, “ Ran up on his car, had him eating shells like Mario Go-Kart ” .
Yung Lean is a swedish rapper whose lyrics frequently reference video games. His music video to Hurt features video game related graphics and footage, such as including gameplay from Super Smash Bros. Melee. Some of his songs reference Mario, and two songs immediately reference Mario in the title : “ Yoshi City “ and another titled “ Princess Daisy “. Mario refer references in his songs include the be :