50 Best Songs of 2017

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26. Tee Grizzley, "First Day Out"

Detroit rapper Tee Grizzley went to jail in 2014 as a former Michigan State University freshman; and shortly after emerging he became one of 2017's most astonishing, emotive new rap stars. Recorded, literally, on his first day out (and reportedly while he was still in his prison clothes), Tee Grizzley unleashes a spill of thoughts finessed through months of updating – a detail-filled, technically nimble rap full of joy and pain.

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