A Tribe Called Quest, Zara Larsson, Emeli Sande & More Are Spotify Editors' Picks on New Music Friday

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FACEBOOK TWITTER EMAIL ME Every week, Spotify updates their "New Music Friday" playlist, featuring 50 of the freshest new tracks hitting the service that week. On the heels of Billboard's partnership with the streaming giant, we'll be tapping Spotify's editors to sift through the soon-to-be-hits and highlight the best of the bunch. Check out the picks and listen to the entire "New Music Friday" playlist below. A Tribe Called Quest - "We The People..." By releasing their new project and making a special appearance on a debut Dave Chappelle-hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend, legendary rap group A Tribe Called Quest is graciously providing a silver lining to what has been an especially trying week in America. Throughout the sixteen tracks making up We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service, Tribe's first album in 18 years (and final offering overall), a proper homage is paid to the Phife Dawg, who tragically passed earlier this year, at 45, amid the recording process. On top of honoring the late member by weaving in some of his last moments in the booth, the project also presents timely, insightful and unapologetic commentary regarding our country's current political climate. Recorded exclusively in Q-Tip's home studio in New Jersey, Tribe picks up right where they left off in 1998, consciously bringing a hand-selected group of featured guests along for the culturally historic ride. The long-awaited project brings the group's iconic sound up to speed, fit for a 2016 audience. But it achieves this without losing the distinctive qualities that make the group who they are and what they represent, while humbly demonstrating why they will always be celebrated as one of the most influential, innovative rap groups deeply rooted in the genre's history forever. As evidenced on the politically charged anthem, "We The People...,” the group manages to cover a lot of ground lyrically , expertly doing so without trying too hard or doing too much. The world will only ever be blessed with one Tribe, and we're beyond lucky their coveted discography is bookended in the way that it is with We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service. Long live, ATCQ. Emeli Sandé - "Lonely" Emeli...

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