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Watch BadBadNotGood Play 'In Your Eyes' Live In The Studio

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With Charlotte Day Wilson, the hip-hop-inflected jazz quartet performs a song from IV.

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Watch M.I.A.'s Visually Rich Video For 'P.O.W.A.'

M.I.A. sits in a truck bed full of flowers and a row of dancers, looking like a Christo and Jean-Claude installation in human form.

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Puppets Join Chance The Rapper In 'Same Drugs' Video

The wistfully nostalgic cut from Coloring Book gets a wistfully nostalgic video.

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How Sheep Teach Us To Hate Gun Violence

Watch as slam poet and hip-hop artist Watsky tackles a powerful issue in "Stick To Your Guns."

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Best Music Videos Of 2016

Baauer, 'Day Ones (Feat. Novelist & Leikeli47)'

Revolutionary War soldiers battle in a parking lot as Novelist and Leikeli47 spit aggressive verses.

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Best Music Videos Of 2016

Kendrick Lamar, 'God Is Gangsta'

The two-part video for "u" and "For Sale?" tackles issues of race, mental health and success.

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L.A. Salami Is 'Going Mad As The Street Bins'

This British songwriter channels the fierceness first heard in Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited.

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First Watch: Tunji Ige, 'War'

The Philly rapper continues to set himself apart visually — this time, with a surrealist twist.

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Anderson .Paak, 'Am I Wrong' (Live)

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Watch the California singer, rapper and drummer perform live for KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Vince Staples, 'Blue Suede' (Live At SXSW 2016)

The rapper closed his set at our SXSW showcase with this standout track.