Musician Jace Clayton, who also performs under the name DJ /rupture, says he fell in love with the work of little-known composer Julius Eastman. Rocio Rodriguez Salceda/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jace Clayton Revives A Forgotten Voice From New York's Vanguard

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A still from the video for E-40's 1993 song "Practice Looking Hard," in which rappers like The Coup's Boots Riley (second from right) and Tupac (not pictured) also appeared. Couresy of Zomba Recording hide caption

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The Many Sounds Of 1993 Bay Area Rap

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Listen: A bit of The Jackson Five singing 'ABC'

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Natalie Maines (center) at Central Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas during the SXSW Music Festival. Maines's band included her father, Lloyd Maines (seated left) and Ben Harper (seated right). Mindy Best/Getty Images hide caption

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Strachwitz and Ry Cooder backstage at Arhoolie's 50th anniversary celebration. Mike Melnyk/Arhoolie Records hide caption

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Arhoolie Records: 50 Years Of Digging For Down-Home Music

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Charles Lloyd, 75, continues to tour widely. Dorothy Darr/ECM Records hide caption

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The 'Singing Sound' Of Saxophonist Charles Lloyd

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Wan Joon Kim (right), with his son Kirk and wife, Boo Ja, at their stall inside the Compton Swap Meet last January. Courtesy of Sam Quinones hide caption

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Gangsta Rap Swap Meet Proprietor Wan Joon Kim Has Died

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