The Culture Gabfest makes a list of future throwbacks.

Will the Wedding DJ Still Play “Hey Ya!” When Your Grandkids Get Married?

Will the Wedding DJ Still Play “Hey Ya!” When Your Grandkids Get Married?

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April 14 2016 4:18 PM
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These Turn-of-the-Century Jams Are the Throwbacks of the Future

The Culture Gabfest builds a playlist.

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Culture Gabfest's Julia Turner, left, Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf

Photo illustration by Lisa Larson-Walker. Photo by Steve McFarland.

In 20, 30, or 40 years, when a wedding DJ wants to light up the dance floor with a beloved throwback from the early 2000s, what song will she play? In an April 13 Slate Plus bonus segment, the Culture Gabfest nominates a playlist of songs that might endure as the oldies of the future. Julia, Dana, and Stephen are joined by special guest Jody Rosen, critic for the New York Times Style Magazine.

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