100 Best Songs of 2013

Daft Punk went disco, Kendrick Lamar murdered the competition, and a 16-year-old New Zealander dissed bling and made the whole world sing

Kevin Gates,
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40. Kevin Gates, "Wylin'"

Louisiana rapper-to-watch Gates drops a Dirty South jam as brawny and dangerous as Luca Brasi, whom he named his mixtape after. Amid a wickedly catchy singsong chorus, Gates' rhymes somehow blend Jay Z agility with Waka Flocka shout-thunder.

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