WeekSauce: SPIN's Friday Night Highlights

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• This week we said farewell to hip-hop pioneer Heavy D with a playlist exploring his five biggest hits, five best deep cuts, and the five tracks we'd never have heard without him.

• SPIN also asked Public Enemy to reflect on the making of "By the Time I Get to Arizona," and traced the history of rappers sampling Radiohead songs.

• We had all sorts of fun at the Fun Fun Fun Fest, and debuted a fun. video featuring Janelle Monae.

• We puked in our mouths a little reading about Slipknot's seven grossest moments. They're really freaking gross.

• We were bummed out (but not exactly sickened) listening to the Muppets' cover of "Smells Like Teen Spirit."

• Black Sabbath reunited! And Axl Rose reunited with the media.

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Now Playing
  • 1 J Dilla — Give Em What They Want " 02:45
  • 2 Low Leaf — Set Me Free " 02:13
  • 3 Doe Paoro — Nobody " 03:05
  • 4 Chromeo with Ezra Koenig — Ezra's Interlude " 01:55
  • 5 The Julie Ruin — Brightside " 03:04
  • 6 Mirel Wagner — What Love Looks Like " 03:07
  • 7 Amen Dunes — I Can't Dig It " 04:53

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