LMFAO are an American electro hop duo that formed in 2006 in Los Angeles, California, consisting of rappers, dancers, and DJs Redfoo (Stefan Kendal Gordy, born September 3, 1975) and
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SkyBlu (Skyler Husten Gordy, born August 23, 1986). They are son and grandson, respectively, of Motown record label founder Berry Gordy, making them uncle and nephew . Their music incorporates a theme of partying and drinking, and the group commonly refers to their music style as “party rock”. LMFAO released Party Rock EP on the iTunes music store on July 1, 2008, and released their full album on July 7, 2009. The album charted at number 33 on the Billboard 200 and number two on the U.S Dance Chart. Los Angeles Times described Party Rock as “14 virtually interchangeable odes to night life.”Their first single was “I’m in Miami Bitch” or “I’m In Miami Trick” (clean version), which was released in December 2008, and peaked at No.51 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No.37 in Canada. David Guettamade a widely successful remix of “Miami Bitch’ In early 2009 a little known DJ/producer ‘DJ Inphinity’ created a bootleg using the Silvio Ecomo remix of DJ Chuckie‘s 2008 hit “Let the Bass Kick” and the acapella of LMFAO, creating “Bass Kick in Miami”. The bootleg was spread across the internet and became a massive success at the Miami Winter Music Conference 2009. Weeks later the song became the theme song for the E! television show Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami and “Get Crazy” was used for Jersey Shore in 2009.