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

M.I.A., “Sexodus
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41. M.I.A., “Sexodus"

The queen of electro-pop-rap confrontation takes a gentle turn on this blunted slow jam, calling out sweet nothings ("Baby, you can have it all") through an intoxicating haze of vocal filters and pillowy synths. It's quiet-storm seduction that's still defiantly weird.

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