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Free Nationals Share Mac Miller's First Posthumous Verse On 'Time'

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Nine months after his death, Mac Miller still hasn't left the minds of music fans.

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Bushwick Bill, Of Houston Rap Group Geto Boys, Dead At 52

Monday, June 10, 2019

The Houston-based dancer-turned-rapper, part of the successful trio Geto Boys, was one of the first to bring cinematically macabre imagery to rap lyricism.

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Make Room For Raveena

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

On her debut album, Lucid, the 25-year-old singer mashes up contemporary R&B with traditions from the South Asian diaspora. "I just think there's room for more stories."

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The 'Nuanced, Complex Journey' Of Becoming Elton John

Sunday, June 02, 2019

Rocketman star Taron Egerton and director Dexter Fletcher speak with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about memorializing Elton John while he's still here, the film's most meaningful scenes and more.

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GoldLink Gets Serious With 'Joke Ting,' Announces 'Diaspora' Album

Friday, May 31, 2019

GoldLink shares "Joke Ting" and new details about his upcoming sophomore album, proving his conviction about his culture is no laughing matter.

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Koffee Takes Her 'Rapture' To The Streets With New Remix

Friday, May 31, 2019

The rising teenage reggae star reinvigorates her single "Rapture" with a guest verse from Govana.

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Cardi B Needs No 'Press,' But We're Giving It To Her Anyway

Friday, May 31, 2019

Cardi B's latest single is a hilariously ruthless diatribe about blogs and rumor mills.

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out On May 31

Friday, May 31, 2019

Our list of the best new albums out this week includes Kishi Bashi's moving remembrance of Japanese internment camps during World War II, R&B singer Raveena, solo piano from Eluvium, Skepta and more.

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Lucky Daye: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Hailing from New Orleans with a love of sticky, bass-bumping funk, Lucky brought along a 10-person band, including a quartet of horns, to capture the full flavor of his debut album Painted.

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On May 24

Friday, May 24, 2019

The best new albums out this week include a stirring call for social justice from soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples, rapper YG's remembrance of Nipsey Hussle, lo-fi rock veterans Sebadoh and more.

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Raveena Emerges 'Stronger' And Announces Her Debut Album

Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Queens-based R&B singer shares a serene yet staunch song and unveils the tracklist and release date for her album, Lucid.

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Flying Lotus Imagines A Desert Full Of Fools In 'More' Video

Monday, May 13, 2019

Flying Lotus and director Shinichiro Watanabe team up to share a dystopian animation to the song "More."

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ScHoolboy Q's 'CrasH Talk' Album Is A Woozy, World-Weary Trip

Friday, April 26, 2019

The TDE artist returns with fits of anxiety and maturity, three years after his Grammy-nominated Blank Face LP.

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'Homecoming,' From The Bleachers: Members Of Beyoncé's Marching Band Look Back

Monday, April 22, 2019

Beyoncé's historic 2018 Coachella performance has been immortalized thanks to the Netflix film Homecoming. Three members of Beyoncé's Coachella marching band talk about the show's prolonged legacy.

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out April 19

Friday, April 19, 2019

Our list of the best albums out this week includes Lizzo's long-awaited debut, the rousing, infectious anthems of Johnnyswim, new music from The Tallest Man On Earth, Loyle Carner and more.

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Kevin Abstract Shares 'Ghettobaby' EP On The Road To New Album

Thursday, April 18, 2019

The Texas rapper is sharing his album, ARIZONA baby, three songs at a time. Ghettobaby adds three songs to the tracklist.

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With His First Album In 5 Years, A 'Fire Is Coming' From Flying Lotus

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The genre-jumping producer is set to release Flamagra, his first album in five years, in May with features from Solange, Anderson .Paak, George Clinton and more.

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Beyoncé Surprise-Drops Live Coachella Album; Netflix Doc Now Streaming

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The recording of her historic 2018 performance, titled Homecoming: Live Album, includes new songs and arrives just as a documentary about the concert begins streaming on Netflix.

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Nao: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, March 18, 2019

The U.K.-based singer-songwriter takes the Tiny Desk on a cosmic journey through her Saturn return.

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Parisalexa Lets Her Guard Down With 'Water Me'

Thursday, March 07, 2019

The Seattle singer-songwriter premieres a botany-themed vent session on NPR Music.

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