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DJ Sessions: Hip Hop That's Making Waves09:40

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KCRW's Travis Holcombe joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to share some cutting edge indie, hip hop, and rap artists.

Holcombe's choice cuts include British rapper and poet Kate Tempest and Chicago's Vic Mensa, plus British experimental indie popsters Glass Animals, mixing equal parts quirky pop and R&B.

Note: We now have a Spotify playlist for our weekly DJ Sessions segment! The playlist will be updated each week with new songs. Spotify is free to use, but requires a login.

Songs In This Segment

  • Vic Mensa, "Orange Soda"
  • Vic Mensa, "Down on My Luck"
  • Glass Animals, "Gooey"
  • Glass Animals, "Walla Walla"
  • Kate Tempest, "A Hammer"
  • Kate Tempest, "Lonely Daze"
  • Kate Tempest, "Marshall Law"


This segment aired on June 25, 2014.

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