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Fat Boys: A Hip-Hop Novelty Act Strikes Back

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Frank Ocean's 'Orange' Revolution

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Jesse Davis: Live From New York's Other Basement Club

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Jamaican singer Jimmy Cliff performs in Rabat, Morocco, in May. His new album is titled Rebirth. Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jimmy Cliff's 'Rebirth' Gives New Life To Vintage Reggae

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Ravi Coltrane's new album is called Spirit Fiction. Deborah Feingold/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ravi Coltrane: A Noble Sound, Witness To Its Heritage

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Released last month, La Voix de la Révolution is a new compilation of songs by Sory Kandia Kouyaté, who died in 1977. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sory Kandia Kouyaté: Guinea's Voice Of Revolution

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Johann Sebastian Bach wrote the St. Matthew Passion in 1727 for solo voices, double choir and double orchestra. Getty Digital hide caption

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'St. Matthew Passion': A Monumental Bach Feast

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Big K.R.I.T.: Music Straight 'From The Underground'

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Linda Oh: Connecting Points On A Musical Map

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