The same exact whooping, melodic sequence has been showing up in a surprisingly high number of recent pop songs. This musical phrase is everywhere. How long will it last?

The same annoying whooping sound is showing up in every popular song, “The Millennial Whoop”.

From Katy Perry to Frank Ocean to Beethoven — music theory shows this sound repetition hooks millennial and many other listeners.

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The "millennial whoop" is taking over pop music

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