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Friday, November 10, 2023
The Chicago-bred emcee-activist performs some revolutionary raps from her third album Sundial.
Monday, October 23, 2023
The R&B singer performs a set of his most beloved musical moments.
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.
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Everything in this Tiny Desk performance is unapologetically New Orleans.
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
The veteran R&B scholar turns NPR's modest venue into "the big, nasty Desk" in his performance.
Tuesday, May 02, 2023
Despite the rain, highlights includes performances by Lil Wayne, Doechii, Latto, Kaytranada and more.
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.
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.
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
The NPR Music production assistant shares her favorite albums and songs of 2022.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, July 29, 2022
More than six years after the lauded visual album Lemonade, Beyoncé returns, evolves and responds to a very different world.
Friday, July 15, 2022
The rapper reads misogynists and politicians to filth on a powerful protest track about bodily autonomy.