Mason vs Princess Superstar ‘Perfect (Exceeder)’ | The Making Of A Dance Anthem

Mason vs Princess Superstar ‘Perfect (Exceeder)’ | The Making Of A Dance Anthem

This is the story of Dutch DJ/producer Mason and US rapper Princess Superstar’s chart-smashing hit, ‘Perfect (Exceeder)’.

A mysterious online bootleg of Mason’s 2006 dance instrumental ‘Exceeder’ and Princess Superstar’s 2005 track ‘Perfect’ inspired both artists to officially release a mash-up, which broke into the charts worldwide. We discover the inspirations behind both originals, dive into controversy over contract breaches and reflect on its 2024 resurgence thanks to its inclusion in Saltburn.

Electronic music history is rich with unforgettable and timeless classics like these. In our Making Of A Dance Classic series, DJ Mag explores the tales behind some of the world’s favourite tracks, told by the people that made them. You can watch the episode above, and subscribe to DJ Mag’s YouTube channel for more exclusive content here.

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