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Janelle Monáe feat. Big Boi,
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8. Janelle Monáe feat. Big Boi, "Tightrope"

Sister-from-another-planet Monáe delivers a ferocious, horn-splashed burner that mashes up Cab Calloway, hip-hop, James Brown and art-pop wackiness.

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