Electronic music duo Juscuz produced a growling beat which interpolates samples of actual 1985 news broadcasts covering the bizarre true story that inspired the film.
Start bumpin’ to this Cocaine Bear-inspired house banger.
As the ridiculous comedy horror film blows across theaters, it’s only fitting that Cocaine Bear has rampaged into the electronic music scene. DJ duo Juscuz have keyed in on the hype to create a track as unhinged as the bear itself.
Juscuz dialed up the BPM to produce a relentless beat equipped with a growling drop, which features distorted bass and screeching synths. They also managed to interpolate samples of actual 1985 news broadcasts covering the bizarre true story from which the film is loosely based.
As the film’s popularity grows, take a listen to Juscuz’s eponymous “Cocaine Bear” below.
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Cocaine Bear has rapidly become a runaway hit, clawing its way to a surprising $28 million opening weekend. Inspired by the true story of a bear that ingested a duffel bag full of cocaine in 1985, the film features iconic actor Ray Liotta, who tragically passed away in May 2022 at the age of 67.
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