Icona Pop’s new gay-friendly song “Girlfriend”

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Clearly, Icona Pop is heavily influenced by early 90’s Hip-Hop. As they sing about each other to each other over a dance-pop remixed version of Tupac Shakur’s “Me and My Girlfriend,” you’re bound to feel warm and fuzzy inside. Listen to their version of it via this link.

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Icona Pop is a Swedish electropop duo that formed in 2009, with electro house, punk and indie pop music influences. The two members Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo, who grew up in Stockholm, create music “you can both laugh and cry to at the same time.” They signed to TEN Music Group in 2009. Their biggest hit to date has been “I Love It.”

The duo received international attention following their debut single “Manners,” released by Neon Gold on French label Kitsuné and the extended play album Nights Like This on English Mercury Records. Since September 2012, the duo have been based in the United States, in Los Angeles and New York City.


Written by Manny King John

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