Christian Scott (left, playing himself) and Rob Brown (playing Delmond Lambreaux) perform at Jazz at Lincoln Center in the program Treme. Paul Schiraldi/HBO hide caption

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Christian Scott's new record, Christian aTunde Adjuah, comes out July 31. Kiel Adrian Scott/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Stefon Harris, David Sanchez and Christian Scott's collaborative album, Ninety Miles, comes out June 21. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For Your Sorrows: Big Boi's label balked at releasing his album, so he leaked tracks via his own Twitter feed. Don Arnold/Getty Images hide caption

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The Record

The Year In Music: In 2010, Labels Got Leaky

Hearing a song before its release used to be thrilling. This year it was all part of the plan.

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