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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

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

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