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  • Diplo's Dancehall Reggae Primer: 10 Essential Tracks

    May 13, 2014 3:30 PM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    As a young music fan in South Florida, Diplo heard tons of dancehall reggae. "Hip-hop came from dancehall – people don't realize that," says the DJ-producer. "And dancehall still has a huge impact on the music we listen to today." The 50 Most Important People in EDM: Diplo 1. "Murder She Wrote" (Chaka Demus and Pliers, 1992) The quintessential dancehall record. Everyone knows it. 2. "Memories" (Beenie Man, 1995) 3. "Here Comes the Hotstepper" (Ini Kamoze, 1994) Ini Kamoze was a...  | More »

  • Lorde Breaks Down Her 10 Favorite Arcade Fire Songs

    May 13, 2014 3:25 PM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    "I feel weird writing this because the people in Arcade Fire are my friends," says Lorde. "It'll be fine, I think. They've been my favorite band since a guy who was kind of mean and kind of my friend put The Suburbs on my computer one day after school. It was a superhot day; my hair was wet from the pool. I was 13. I still remember that day." 1. "Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)" (2004) This is the best song on Funeral for me, and one of my favorites live – the cracks and anguish ...  | More »

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