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Pitbull remixes Kanye West & Jay-Z's 'In Paris'

January 3, 2012 |  4:08 pm

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It was nearly impossible to ignore the ubiquitous “In Paris” last year. And as if you hadn’t heard the track enough, Pitbull -- otherwise known as Mr. Worldwide, Mr. 305 or that guy who dominated pop radio in 2011 -– has added himself to the list of those who have remixed or covered it.

Pitbull, however, one-upped Kanye West and Jay-Z by traveling to the City of Light alongside Dominican rapper Sensato for the music video to "Latinos in Paris," which he directed himself and premiered on New Year’s Day.

The clip is exactly what you'd predict: hobnobbing backstage before a sold-out concert, dancing on a private jet, clubbing with women and "balling" in front of the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe, all while wearing designer shades.

Check out the video, which relies on the same menacing Hit Boy-produced beat, unprintable language and Will Ferrell sample as the original, to see how the two “chicos get crazy.”

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Best of 2011 in local hip-hop and R&B: Gerrick D. Kennedy

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Photo: Screenshot taken from Pitbull's "Latinos in Paris."

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