Skip to main content

Yes, you read that right. Crazy Frog is back in action after a 15-year hiatus with a mashup of the Run-DMC classic, "It's Tricky."

The new version features Crazy Frog's signature earworm vocals alongside the iconic lyrics of "It's Tricky." While it's an entirely new release, the song functions as an electronic remix of the original.

A music video has also been released alongside the mashup, featuring the blue amphibian himself. Directed by Sigfrid Söderberg and Andreas Wicklund, the video follows Crazy Frog as he escapes a legion of robots in a post-apocalyptic setting, where he eventually finds and hijacks a rocket. A press release issued to announce the track describes it as a commentary on the "Bezos-Musk ego trip" in a jab at the tech billionaires.

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

Fatboy Slim, Eats Everything

Fatboy Slim and Eats Everything Team Up for Slick Collab, "Bristol to Brighton"

"An ode to the cities we reside in and love more than any other."


Whethan Brings Back Signature Dance-Pop Sound On First Independent Release In 6 Years, "Fall Out Girl"

The new collab with Zai1k comes paired with a trippy Y2K visualizer designed to make you smile.

Fred again..

Why Fred again.. Is Exactly What Electronic Dance Music Needed

Fred again.. is a glimmer of a hope for today's artists, who live on a knife-edge due to the pressures of social media content culture.

Sony Music's president of A&R, Wolfgang Boss, told NME that he hopes the EDM version of Crazy Frog will appeal to the TikTok age.

"When we started Crazy Frog, there was no TikTok, it didn’t exist," Boss said. "But right now TikTok is super important. It’s basically the number one platform for people to share new music and funny things connected with music."

"Tricky" arrives a few weeks before Crazy Frog's official NFT drop, which is set to take place on December 23rd. The digital collectibles will be available on Metabeats and will be the nascent marketplace's first drop.

You can find the mashup on streaming platforms here.


MAIN COVER DP MJ Widescreen screenshot version

Someone Released a Full Album of Daft Punk and Michael Jackson Mashups

The 33-minute project pulls together instrumentals from Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories" with vocals from Jackson's "Thriller."

rufus du sol

RÜFÜS DU SOL Return After Three Years With Brooding Single "Alive": Listen

The countdown to RÜFÜS DU SOL's fourth studio album begins now.

Seven Lions

Seven Lions' "Advent" Series Returns With Third Compilation

The showcase has introduced seven new artists to Ophelia Records.

No Mana

No Mana Ushers In the Return of Electro House With "Electromag" Compilation

The mau5trap compilation features singles from Tommy Trash, EDDIE, Wolfgang Gartner, and more.

seven lions

Seven Lions Unveils 10-Year Anniversary Album With His Most Memorable Music

The album includes an acoustic version of "Rush Over Me" and a new remix of "The Blood" by his psytrance alias, Abraxis.

David Dann

David Dann Returns After 7-Year Hiatus to Drop "You & Me"

The virtuoso has returned to the studio to create a song for the quarantine era.

ray volpe

Ray Volpe Unleashes "Laserbeam," the Most-Played Record at EDC Las Vegas 2022

"Laserbeam" became the most-played song at this year's EDC Las Vegas—before it even came out.