Entertainer DJ Khaled attends the Yahoo News/ABC News White House Correspondents' Dinner Pre-Party on April 30, 2016. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Yahoo hide caption

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Rest Your Greatness: 6 Key Moments With DJ Khaled

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Bobby Rush (left) and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Chicago's City Hall in 1965. Courtesy of the artist / Bernard Kleina hide caption

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Bobby Rush On Martin Luther King Jr.

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Vidya Vox Muses On Fusing Music Across Cultures

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For the band's Simon & Garfunkel cover, Disturbed's lead singer, David Draiman (second from left), utilized the classical vocal techniques he learned at his synagogue as a child. Travis Shinn/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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When Metal Goes Acoustic: Disturbed On Covering Simon & Garfunkel

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Rappers Killer Mike (left) and El-P make up the duo Run The Jewels. Todd Westphal/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'The Soul's Gonna Speak': Run The Jewels Stares Down A Fraught 2017

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Chance the Rapper performs in L.A. in November 2016. His mixtape Coloring Book can't be bought — but by Billboard's rules, it was streamed enough times last year to equal 500,000 album "sales." Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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From Mozart To Adele To Chance The Rapper, Measuring Album Sales Means Being Specific

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Remembering Jazz Critic And 'Village Voice' Writer Nat Hentoff

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Lukas Forchhammer (center) of the Danish pop group Lukas Graham, pictured with bandmates Magnus Larsson (left) and Mark Falgren. Danny Clinch /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Voice Of Lukas Graham, On Small-Town Life In A Big City

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The xx producer Jamie Smith (left) met bandmates Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim when all three were 11 years old. "I was quite happy just to stay us," Smith says. "I think just keeping your closest friends around is the best." Alasdair McLellan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The xx On Growing Up Without Growing Apart

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"This book is definitely to uplift the young world, because we just have different ways of saying it," DJ Khaled says. "Sometimes we've got to get somebody to translate in a different way." DeWayne J. Rogers/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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DJ Khaled Throws Us The Keys

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Encore: Regina Spektor's New Album Reflects On Darker Side Of Life

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Lin-Manuel Miranda performs on Hamilton's opening night in August 2015. "It was an enormous challenge to do that show every night," he says. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images hide caption

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Lin-Manuel Miranda On Disney, Mixtapes And Why He Won't Try To Top 'Hamilton'

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Nicola Berlinsky (left), Lisa Pimentel (middle) and Joanie Pimentel (right) make up the rock band No Small Children. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For These Three Teachers, School And Rock Go Hand In Hand

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Cultural critic Wesley Morris says George Michael's music video for the song "Faith" was boundary-pushing. "You are allowed to look at this body in a way that you weren't allowed to look at Elvis' when he danced," Morris says. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On The Men Who Rattled Pop's Gender Rules — And What It Means To Lose Them Now

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For Omar Kamal, music is "that little space where you can be creative and kind of dream and move away from everything that's happened to you." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Music Was Always The Escape': Omar Kamal On Shaping His Artistic Identity

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Taylor Mac, performing at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn in October. "It felt a little bit like a ritual sacrifice," Mac says. "I came home and I fell asleep at the dinner table." Teddy Wolff/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Taylor Mac On Making A Better World In 24 Hours

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NPR Music critic Ann Powers says David Bowie's Blackstar "carries us into the next realm but at the same time violently engages with the struggle to live and to die." YouTube hide caption

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On The Enduring Power Of David Bowie's Parting Gift

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