I like my beats funky.

Gimme some Sade on a moody day or The Weeknd during the weekday. Beastie Boys and ATCQ foreva-eva.

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Some 90's Hip Hop and R&B is all I need to get by. Cash me outside doing the Running Man or the Roger Rabbit to any one of these jams.

Jam On It

Bel Biv Devoe

Poison

Mary J. Blige

Real Love

Janet Jackson

Escapade

New Edition

If It Isn’t Love

SWV

Anything

Bobby Brown

Don’t Be Cruel

Groove Theory

Tell Me

Jade

Don’t Walk Away

Shanice

I Love Your Smile

“I’m not internationally known, but I’m known to rock the microphone.”

Velosaraptor

TikTok Mogul

John Legend

John Legend’s magical cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s Bridge Over Troubled Water at the ’13 North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam.

Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye’s super-cool, super-smooth rendition of the National Anthem during the ’83 NBA All-Star Game at The Forum in Los Angeles.

Joe Cocker

Joe Cocker plays a mean air guitar while singing With a Little Help from My Friends during a classic performance at Woodstock ’69.

Alesso

Swedish EDM deejay, Alesso, drops Lose My Mind in front of a massive crowd at Tomorrowland ’15 in Belgium.

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NPR’s collection of intimate video performances recorded live at the desk of All Things Considered host, Bob Boilen.

Sam Cooke

A Change Is Gonna Come

“I was born by the river, in a little tent. Oh, and just like the river I’ve been running ever since.”

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Bob Marley

Redemption Song

“My hand was made strong by the hand of the Almighty. We forward in this generation, triumphantly.”

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French Kiwi Juice

Live at the Salar de Uyuni salt flats in Bolivia.

ARTBAT

Live atop Bondinho Pão de Açúcar in Rio de Janeiro.

The Band from Space

Live from Fort du Chapus off the coast of France.

Worakls Orchestra

Live at the futuristic Château La Coste in France.

Drop it like it’s hot.

That one time I got ridiculous and covered the biggest music festival in the world for the Los Angeles Times.

Dance Goes Boom

Belgium’s massive music festival opens.

Avicii & Aoki

Headliners blow the doors off in Belgium.

Swedish House Mafia

The beloved trio debuts a banger in Belgium.

NERVO

Female deejays breakout in Belgium.

Dream On

Whoa, that valerian root is legit. Tune in next time for more flava in ya ear. Unless it was all a dream, then wake me up when it’s all over.

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