Mashup demigod djBC writes, "Pimpdaddysupreme (PDS Mix), myself and Jabulani (Bootie Boston)
will be spinning the opening night rave at Dragon Con this year.
Here's a collection of mashups- an online 'mixtape' if you will-
for Dragon Con! Of particular interest to folks are the 'United
States of The Jedi' and 'We No Speak Cantina' tracks, but you might
enjoy the simple pleasures of the Paul Frees voice over from the
Haunted Mansion ride plopped on the instrumental sections of
Bauhaus's 'Bela Lugosi's Dead.'"
Oh god, this is brilliant.
Bootie Dragon Con
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