Jay Z (left) and Drake at Kevin Durant's birthday party in New York City on September 22. Shareif Ziyadat/FilmMagic hide caption

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Bun B getting ready to take the stage with the Houston Symphony two days after this interview took place. Courtesy of Marco Torres hide caption

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Faith Newman, Ralph McDaniels and Prince Paul at the Ace Hotel Sept. 25. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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