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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

    Street Beats

    Street Beats
    1 song

    Pop Remixes

    1 song

    Dance Pop

    1 song

    Top Jams [Clean]

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

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