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Tiny Desk

Nick Grant

The Atlanta-based MC came through with the flu and coolly earned our praise. How sick is that?

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Organized Noize Raises A Fist To Fight On 'We The Ones'

Big Boi, CeeLo and Big Rube unite for a powerful visual from the new Organized Noize EP.

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Fetty Wap Teases 'King Zoo' With New Single, 'Aye'

A new post-apocalyptic video has arrived in advance of the rapper's forthcoming sophomore album.

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WATCH: Future's 'Mask Off' Video Is A Hood Opera Of Apocalyptic Proportions

Amber Rose joins Future for a hellish night ride of flutey loops.

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Watch: Shop Talk With George Clinton And Killer Mike

The two musicians settle in at Killer Mike's Atlanta barbershop to discuss everything from the birth of Funkadelic to their barbering philosophies.

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Watch Kendrick Lamar's Video For 'DNA.,' Starring Don Cheadle

Kendrick Lamar contains it all, claims it all, and doesn't have time for the single-minded platitudes people throw down upon him.

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Lizzo Was 'Good As Hell' At Our SXSW Showcase

The Texas-born, Minneapolis-based powerhouse Lizzo came with her "Big Girls" to Stubb's this year — and brought a surprising cover song along for the ride.

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Favorite Sessions

Watch BadBadNotGood Play 'In Your Eyes' Live In The Studio


The hip-hop-inflected jazz quartet performs a song from its latest release, IV, alongside fellow Toronto native Charlotte Day Wilson.

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Watch M.I.A.'s Visually Rich Video For 'P.O.W.A.'

M.I.A. sits in a truck bed full of flowers and a row of dancers, looking like a Christo and Jean-Claude installation in human form.

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Puppets Join Chance The Rapper In 'Same Drugs' Video

The wistfully nostalgic cut from Coloring Book gets a wistfully nostalgic video, featuring Chance The Rapper at the grand piano with a few furry friends.