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Clockwise from upper left: Lauryn Hill, Joni Mitchell (Blue album cover), PJ Harvey (Rid of Me album cover), Nina Simone, Ofra Haza (Fifty Gates of Wisdom album cover), Aretha Franklin. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Turning The Tables Takes Over All Songs Considered

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Mary Lou Williams' choral masterpiece Black Christ Of The Andes showcased her seemingly endless ability to innovate. William P. Gotlieb/Library of Congress via flickr.com hide caption

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Nnamdi Ogbonnaya's new album, DROOL, comes out March 3. Johnny Fabrizio/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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05dOn't turn me Off (feat. JD AKA ThrashKitten & Mal Devisa)

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    dOn't turn me Off (feat. JD AKA ThrashKitten & Mal Devisa)
    Album
    DROOL
    Artist
    Nnamdi Ogbonnaya
    Label
    Father/Daughter Records
    Released
    2017

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Mick Jenkins' new album, The Healing Component, is out now. Bryan Allen Lamb/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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14Angles (feat. Noname & Xavier Omär)

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    Angles (feat. Noname & Xavier Omär)
    Album
    The Healing Component
    Artist
    Mick Jenkins
    Label
    Cinematic
    Released
    1969

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