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Who leaks music on a Friday? Not many people, but we still got a fresh little playlist together so you can start your weekend knowing you're caught up. Fans of New York hip-hop will be happy with today's selections, and we've also got a benefit track from Portishead and an all-star indie rock Christmas track. Listen to 'em all below...
SONG: "Wishing On A Sucker MC"
ARTIST: Jim Jones f/ Rev Run
• JONES! is back with this track from his upcoming mixtape The Ghost of Rich Porter. Are you ready to hear Run spit again? This track is a mix of Run-DMC's classic "Sucker MCs" track and Rose Royce's '80s R&B hit.
SONG: "Chase The Tear"
• England's beloved trip-hop duo is back with the track that they released in conjunction with Amnesty International. Buy the MP3 if you want to support the human rights organization!
SONG: "Mef Vs. Chef Pt. 2"
ARTIST: Method Man & Raekwon
• Are you as excited for the 2010 Wu Massacre album as we are? This dope collabo between two of our favorite Wu members only whet our appetite more.
SONG: "I'm Ill"
• The first leak from his 2010 album Do Or Die 2, AZ gives fans what they want, some of that good ol' boom-bap, produced by MoSS, with scratches by Statik Selektah.
SONG: "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
ARTIST: Fucked Up f/ Yo La Tengo, GZA, Ezra Koenig (Vampire Weekend), Bob Mould, Tegan & Sara, Andrew W.K., Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio), David Cross, and Kevin Drew (Broken Social Scene)
• Another charity benefit single! Guess it's that time of year. The Canadian punk band put together this who's-who of the indie rock world for their original take on the '80s Christmas classic.
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