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GORILLA VS. BEAR’s SONGS OF 2016

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Today we follow up our albums of 2016 list with the much more interesting list of our 101 favorite songs of the year. Featuring a couple of inventive flips of Shangaan Electro and Tropicália samples in the top 3, the powerful opening missive from A Tribe Called Quest's first album in nearly 20 years, an old Radiohead love song, multiple jams each from Frank Ocean, Danny Brown, and Carly Rae, undeniable breakthrough singles from Whitney, Mitski, Maggie Rogers, and The Homie, another strong showing from TX's own S U R V I V E boys (whose massive year culminated this morning in 2 Grammy noms in the same category), and many more incredible and essential tracks that helped us all make it through this pathetic excuse for a year. Hit play on that 6 hour spotify playlist + check the full list below:

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A Tribe Called Quest’s We Got it From Here… might be the album of the year

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As we woke up on Friday in a daze, hit by the gravity and bleak finality of one of the most unfathomably surreal and draining weeks of our collective lives, A Tribe Called Quest had just dropped 2016's most inspired and unlikely record...

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video: The Chemical Brothers x Q-Tip – Go

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q-tip + the cool kids | live at house of blues dallas

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Photos by David. More shots of Q-Tip + the Cool Kids :: Live in Dallas after the jump...

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q-tip + lykke li :: “can i kick it?” // “move”

Photos coming soon from last night's A Tribe Called Quest-heavy Q-Tip show, but in the meantime, here's a clip of the Abstract joining Lykke Li for a performance of a Tribe classic:

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new q-tip video: “move”

Alright, after "Gettin Up" and this new clip for "Move," I'm officially setting myself up to be disappointed by The Renaissance. Directed by Rik Cordero, and inspired by one of the most gangster videos of all time:

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gettin up


vivian girls live on wfmu

Vivian Girls stopped by the WMFU studios recently for a live session, during which they mixed in a few new reverb-laden girl group jams among tracks from their self-titled debut...

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