Twista Exhibits Pimplike Symptoms

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1. Twista, "Pimp Like Me"
In case 2004's "Pimp On" failed to deliver the message, Twista would, again, like to inform you of his pimp status. [The Fader]

2. Noel Gallagher, "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away" (Beatles cover)
Now that it's been 42 years since Help!, Noel probably thinks he can just pass this off as an Oasis song. We'll allow it. [To Die by Your Side]

3. Northern State, "No Surprises" (Radiohead cover)
The female Beastie Boys cover the fragile ballad from OK Computer — what could possibly go wrong? [Stereogum]

4. The White Stripes vs. Led Zeppelin, "Tricky Thump"
The White Stripes' most recent single, mashed up with a Led Zeppelin song that it already kind of sounded like. [Mike the Knife]

5. The Section Quartet, "Phenomena" (Yeah Yeah Yeahs cover)
Just in case you'd ever wondered what one of 2006's greatest non-hits would sound like played by a string orchestra, here you go. [Stereogum]