Ryan Lewis / Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Can't Hold Us

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For the follow-up to their smash hit "Thrift Shop," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis combine the handclapping, foot-stomping, and propulsive rhythms of old-fashioned gospel music with an infectious, uplifting chorus that could have been ripped straight out of will.i.am's playbook. Still, with verses so quirky ("Got that Bob Parker suit game and Plinko in my style") and cool (Rocky, Cosby, Wu-Tang, and Sir Mix-A-Lot all get shout-outs), this motivational, "this is the moment" number is identifiably and lovably Macklemore. Positive and what's poppin', it's ready whenever an alt-rap pick-me-up, victory anthem, or floor-filler is required.

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