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April 14, 2014 The rapper has earned a global name for rapping about the plight of Brazil's minorities.


Ted Leo and Aimee Mann join forces on a new album named for their collaborative songwriting project, The Both.

April 12, 2014 The pair say a shared obsession with a too-real statue sparked their collaboration as The Both.


Gustav Mahler wanted each of his symphonies to contain a world of emotions and ideas.

April 12, 2014 An action thriller of a symphony, Mahler's First is piled with desire, fear and self-reflection.


Rob Gullatte during an interview with Microphone Check in Austin, Texas.

April 11, 2014 "I got a job," says the Houstonian. "I like my job, it's cool. But I'm sitting there writing raps."

Frozen is the tale of sisters Anna and Elsa, whose relationship is captured in music by songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.

April 10, 2014 Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez tell Terry Gross about the inspiration for "Let It Go."



April 9, 2014 The Bay Area legend on his career, Master P, Lil Jon, T-Pain, Tupac and Too Short.


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