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Why did Travie McCoy leave Gym Class Heroes?

Why did Travie McCoy leave Gym Class Heroes?

Travis Lazarus “Travie” McCoy (born August 5, 1981) is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Gym Class Heroes took a three-year hiatus from music, leaving McCoy to focus on his solo career; McCoy released, under T-Pain’s label Nappy Boy Entertainment, his debut solo album, Lazarus, in 2010.

Was Katy Perry in the music video for Cupid’s chokehold?

Katy Perry was dating singer Travie McCoy of Gym Class Heroes when Cupid’s Chokehold went to No. 4 in the Hot 100 in 2005, and there she is in the second video made for the song (shot in 2006) playing his final, successful love interest.

Who sang Cupid’s chokehold?

Gym Class Heroes
Cupid’s Chokehold / Breakfast in America/Artists

What is Cupid’s Chokehold based on?

Breakfast in America
“Cupid’s Chokehold” is a single performed by Gym Class Heroes, featuring Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy. The song relies heavily on the music and chorus from Supertramp’s hit song “Breakfast in America” written by Roger Hodgson.

Are Gym Class Heroes still together?

Gym Class Heroes were an American rap rock band from Geneva, New York. The group formed in 1997 when Travie McCoy met drummer Matt McGinley during their high school gym class. The band went on hiatus in 2009, a time in which the members pursued various side projects.

Who covered Breakfast in America?


Title Performer
i Breakfast in America Robin Morris
i Breakfast in America 8 Bit Arcade
i Cupid’s Chokehold The Cat and Owl
i Breakfast in America Bremer Kaffeehaus Orchester

Who sampled Cupids Chokehold?

Gym Class Heroes feat. Patrick Stump’s ‘Cupid’s Chokehold’ sample of Supertramp’s ‘Breakfast in America’ | WhoSampled.

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