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Noname: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, November 10, 2023

The Chicago-bred emcee-activist performs some revolutionary raps from her third album Sundial.


Jordan Ward: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, October 23, 2023

The R&B singer performs a set of his most beloved musical moments.


Teezo Touchdown's search for the perfect breakthrough

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

The stylish genre-bending rapper has been pursuing his moment for years. With his debut album, How Do You Sleep At Night?, he finally gets to make a big first impression.


Ambré: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Everything in this Tiny Desk performance is unapologetically New Orleans.


Tank: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

The veteran R&B scholar turns NPR's modest venue into "the big, nasty Desk" in his performance.


PHOTOS: What we saw at Pharrell's Something in the Water festival

Tuesday, May 02, 2023

Despite the rain, highlights includes performances by Lil Wayne, Doechii, Latto, Kaytranada and more.


RAYE: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

A long time coming, the South London-bred singer-songwriter performs at the Desk with the confidence of a veteran vocal powerhouse.


Fousheé: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Britanny Fousheé is not an artist who can be boxed in. In her Tiny Desk set, she flexes her eclectic artistry and vocal — and emotional — range.


NPR Music 2022 Staff Picks: Ashley Pointer

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

The NPR Music production assistant shares her favorite albums and songs of 2022.


SZA, 'Conceited'

Saturday, December 17, 2022

On the fun and bouncy "Conceited," SZA isn't letting circumstances beyond her control — naysayers; who her ex is currently seeing — dictate her worth, even if only briefly.


Vote: What was your favorite Tiny Desk concert of 2022?

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

After publishing a total of 125 Tiny Desks in 2022 — 77 filmed remotely and 48 shot in the office — we want to hear from you.


Heat Check Roundup: Yungmorpheus, Marlowe, Dee Watkins and more

Thursday, November 03, 2022

In this week's Heat Check selects, an insular rapper reestablishes the terms of his savvy music, a hotshot gets schooled by his OG, a singer-songwriter neutralizes a source of her depression and more.


SZA, 'Shirt'

Friday, October 28, 2022

One thing SZA knows well is the destructive depths of love and how to convey its intensity in her music. "Shirt" is no different, only within this cloud of delusion beams a salient awareness.


Rihanna, 'Lift Me Up'

Friday, October 28, 2022

Rihanna returns to music with the stripped down Black Panther soundtrack song "Lift Me Up," an emotional ballad that's tender at its core.


Heat Check Roundup: Baby Rose, R.A.P. Ferreira, Arima Ederra and more

Thursday, October 20, 2022

This week's Heat Check selects features grounded wordsmiths, emergent L.A.-based chanteuses, auto-tuned misfits and songs of self-care.


Joyce Wrice: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Clad in white and backed by a seven-piece band in all black, the effervescent R&B powerhouse delivered a set designed to make it difficult for anyone within earshot to keep still.


Heat Check Roundup: Alex Vaughn, UnoTheActivist, Jeshi and more

Thursday, October 13, 2022

This week's Heat Check selects feature an R&B newbie enlisting a legend, a spaced-out rapper deciding to go it alone, artists from Compton, London and Nigeria refusing complacency and more.


Heat Check Roundup: Stormzy, GloRilla and Cardi B, SiR and more

Thursday, September 29, 2022

This week's Heat Check playlist gathers artists from across the spectrum: a grime king retaking his throne, Cardi B signal boosting the summer's most exciting newcomer, risers and covert stars.


Beyoncé releases seventh album, 'Renaissance'

Friday, July 29, 2022

More than six years after the lauded visual album Lemonade, Beyoncé returns, evolves and responds to a very different world.


Latto, 'P****'

Friday, July 15, 2022

The rapper reads misogynists and politicians to filth on a powerful protest track about bodily autonomy.