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Far East Movement

Electronic pop-rap group Far East Movement made their major-label debut in 2010. Founded in 2003, the outfit was originally a trio comprised of high school companions Kev Nish, Prohgress, and J-Splif, all of whom had grown up in downtown Los Angeles. DJ Virman Coquia joined the lineup a few years later. Far East Movement made their recording debut with the Audio-Bio mixtape in 2005, followed by a full-length album, Folk Music, in 2006. The band's big break arrived that same year, when the Folk Music track "Round Round" was featured on the soundtrack to the blockbuster film The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. Two years later, Far East Movement released their second indie album, Animal, and began earning more buzz for singles like "You've Got a Friend," "Lowridin," and "Girls on the Dancefloor," the last of which reached the Billboard charts. As a result, Far East Movement were offered a major-label recording contract with the Interscope Records subsidiary Cherrytree Records. After touring overseas as the opening act of Lady Gaga's Monster Ball Tour and hitting the studio with the Stereotypes (the producers credited with "Girls on the Dancefloor"), Far East Movement made their major-label debut with "Like a G6," which topped the U.S. singles charts during the summer of 2010 and went either gold or platinum in four countries. They became the first Asian-American group to top the Billboard Hot 100. The song, along with the Top Ten follow-up "Rocketeer" (featuring Ryan Tedder), appeared on Free Wired, the band's full-length major-label debut, which was released later in the year. Dirty Bass followed in 2012, with the Justin Bieber collaboration "Live My Life" issued as the lead single. Far East Movement spent the following years working on their fifth album, traveling between Asia and the United States and producing tracks with Asian artists. In 2016, the group -- now a trio without J-Splif -- returned with Identity. The internationally inspired album included appearances by K-pop stars like Chanyeol (EXO), Jay Park, and Tiffany from Girls' Generation, as well as R&B artists like Tinashe, MNEK, and Macy Gray, and rappers like Soulja Boy and Big K.R.I.T. ~ Jason Birchmeier
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Stations Featuring
Far East Movement

    '00s Pop

    '00s Pop
    1 song

    Party Hits

    Party Hits
    1 song

    Workout Songs

    Workout Songs
    2 songs

    Pop Remixes

    Pop Remixes
    1 song

    Dance Pop

    1 song

    Street Beats

    1 song

    Office Friendly Jams

    2 songs

Albums by
Far East Movement

Top Songs by
Far East Movement

  1.   Song
  2.   Like a G6
  3.   Rocketeer by Ryan Tedder
  4.   Live My Life
  5.   If I Was You (OMG) by Snoop Dogg
  6.   Dirty Bass
  7.   Turn Up The Love
  8.   The Illest by MTV Riff Raff
  9.   Girls on the Dance Floor
  10.   So What?
  11.   Don't Look Now
  12.   Freal Luv by Marshmello
  13.   Basshead
  14.   Bang It to the Curb by Sidney Samson
  15.   She Owns the Night
  16.   Don't Speak
  17.   Little Bird
  18.   Jello by Rye Rye
  19.   Millionaire
  20.   Up To No Good
  21.   Grimey Thirsty featuring Rell the Soundbender
  22.   Flossy
  23.   Candy
  24.   Animal
  25.   SXWME
  26.   Church
  27.   F-VR
  28.   Entertain Us by Swanky Tunes
  29.   You've Got A Friend
  30.   3D
  31.   Lowridin by Wiz Khalifa
  32.   Level (Palm Trees) featuring La'Reda
  33.   The Illest
  34.   For All
  35.   Shake Ya Rump
  36.   Show Me Love
  37.   Ain't Coming Down
  38.   If I Die Tomorrow
  39.   Where The Wild Things Are
  40.   Go Ape
  41.   Forever Survivor
  42.   FBG$
  43.   Double Dip
  44.   Umbrella
  45.   Fighter
  46.   A Beautiful Day by Storm
  47.   I Party
  48.   Melody
  49.   The Illest by ScHoolboy Q
  50.   Change Your Life
  51.   2 is Better featuring Natalia Kills
  52.   Fetish
  53.   All Night by Jah Free
  54.   Fly With U
  55.   Get That Money
  56.   Do What I Want
  57.   Christmas in Downtown L.A. by MNEK
  58.   White Flag by Kayla Kai
  59.   Fighting for Air
  60.   Fortress
  61.   Dance Like Michael Jackson

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