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

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Drake, “Started From the Bottom”
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9. Drake, “Started From the Bottom”

Sure, "bottom" is a relative term for a teenage TV-actor-turned-MC. But rapping over a ghostly piano track produced by Mike Zombie and Noah "40" Shebib, Drizzy sells this so hard, it became the year's uncontested striver's anthem.

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