Nickelback's Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne! The Five Worst Pop Collaborations
Did you guys just feel that rip in the space-time continuum?
Literally the two shittiest musical artists of all time, Nickelback's Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne, are in the studio, making an album together. These two Canadian hacks are combining their talents as the world's most-hated musicians to create the best-selling piece of shit ever recorded.
We don't even have to wait for a release to know this is going to suck. But it's not the first crappy collab. And it won't be the last.
5. Limp Bizkit and Lil Wayne
We LOL-ed forever when we heard YMCMB signed '90s nu-metal monsters Limp Bizkit. Hadn't we all decided Fred Durst was the biggest loser of all time? Sometimes we think Lil Wayne just wants to see if he was so famous he could literally get away with anything. Sure, this is a bad copy of a sneak peek. But something tells us the official release won't be much better. Maybe it's the line "Now let me get a hey/So we can get a ho."
4. Skrillex and Korn
Speaking of bringing bad '90s nu-metal back from the dead ... WTF was Skrillex thinking working with Korn? Don't get us wrong, we were total freaks on leashes growing up. But then we grew up. That kind of aggro sadness deserves to stay in our middle-school memories where they can be nostalgic and fun. Trying to bring it back just makes us sad all over again.
3. Diplo and Beyonce
Major Lazer's "Pon De Floor" changed the dance music game. It was an instant classic, a jam DJs would be able to drop for the rest of human existence. And it would never be played out. Its music video made daggering famous, and skinny white kids still haven't stopped faux-humping. But then Diplo and Beyonce took this sacred EDM gem and pooped all over it for money. If we didn't know any better, this song wouldn't be so bad. But we do, and we will never get over it.
2. Common and the Jonas Brothers
Usually, we have a lot of respect for Common. The Jonas Brothers, not so much. So when we heard their collaboration, not only were we freaked out, we were sad. However, it is pretty amusing to imagine the Jonas Brothers being criminals in any sense.
1. Nelly and Tim McGraw
We know this song was a huge hit. But the pairing of Nelly's country grammar with Tim McGraw's twangy guitar is still fucking terrible. This ish is too soft, and it played about a million times an hour in its prime. For that, we hate it.
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