The Gap Band's Classic Hit \"You Dropped A Bomb On Me\" Gets An Acapella Makeover For Christmas
If you're looking for a funky and festive way to spice up your holiday playlist, look no further than this acapella version of \"You Dropped A Bomb On Me\" by The Gap Band. The song, which was originally released in 1982 and became a huge success for the funk group, has been reimagined by a talented vocal ensemble that goes by the name of Christmasxmass.
Christmasxmass is a group of six singers who specialize in creating acapella covers of popular songs with a Christmas twist. They have been uploading their videos on YouTube since 2019 and have amassed over 100,000 subscribers. Some of their other videos include acapella versions of \"Thriller\" by Michael Jackson, \"I Want It That Way\" by Backstreet Boys, and \"Bad Romance\" by Lady Gaga.
In their latest video, they take on \"You Dropped A Bomb On Me\" by The Gap Band and transform it into a festive anthem. They use their voices to mimic the instruments, sound effects, and vocals of the original song, while adding some sleigh bells, jingle bells, and ho ho hos for good measure. They also wear matching red and green outfits and dance along to the catchy beat.
The video has received over 50,000 views and hundreds of positive comments from fans who praised their creativity, talent, and humor. One commenter wrote: \"This is amazing! You guys are so talented and funny. I love how you made this song into a Christmas banger.\" Another commenter said: \"This is the best thing I've seen all year. You guys just dropped a bomb on me.\"
If you want to check out their video, you can watch it here[^1^]. You can also follow them on their YouTube channel[^2^] or their Instagram page[^3^] for more acapella Christmas fun.
The Gap Band's success continued in the 1980s with more hits such as \"Early in the Morning\", \"Outstanding\", \"You Dropped a Bomb on Me\", and \"Party Train\". The band's sound was influenced by funk pioneers like Sly Stone, George Clinton, and Rick James, as well as by their own gospel roots. The band also incorporated synthesizers, vocoders, and electronic drums into their music, creating a distinctive mod-funk style that was both futuristic and nostalgic. [^1^] [^2^]
The band was not only popular among fans, but also among other musicians who sampled their songs or collaborated with them. Some of the artists who have sampled The Gap Band include Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Nas, Black Eyed Peas, and Mary J. Blige. Some of the artists who have worked with The Gap Band include Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Roger Troutman, and Whitney Houston. [^1^] [^2^]
The Gap Band's career spanned nearly four decades, from 1967 to 2010. They released 15 studio albums, four live albums, and nine compilation albums. They won several awards and honors, including two Grammy nominations, four American Music Awards nominations, and a Soul Train Music Award. They were also inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2007. [^3^] [^4^]
The Gap Band's legacy lives on through their music, which continues to inspire and entertain generations of listeners. Their songs have been featured in movies, TV shows, video games, and commercials. Their influence can be heard in contemporary artists such as Bruno Mars, Pharrell Williams, Mark Ronson, and Daft Punk. The Gap Band's motto was \"We drop the bomb on you\", and they certainly did with their explosive and timeless funk music. [^1^] [^2^] a474f39169