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Why Was A Prominent Muslim Musician Gunned Down In Pakistan?

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An American Opera Impresario Takes His Final Bow

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Sophia Chang With Ali Shaheed Muhammad And Frannie Kelley

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Cam's debut album, Untamed, featuring the hit "Burning House," was released in December. "There's this fear that if you are who you are, it's not gonna work out," she says of Nashville's tendency to iron out imperfection. Ninelle Efremova/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hopelessness is Anohni's first solo album. It combines dance beats with a hard look at global issues. Alice O'Malley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Anohni's 'Hopelessness' And The Power Of Speaking Out

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Gizzle With Ali Shaheed Muhammad And Frannie Kelley

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North Carolinian Rhiannon Giddens, who opposes HB2, says she struggled with whether to speak out against the bill from stage: "How can I use my platform for good without jeopardizing everything so that I don't have that platform anymore?" Erika Goldring/Getty Images for Americana Music hide caption

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A Personal History Of L.A. Punk: 'It Was A Free-For-All For Outcasts'

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The New York-based orchestra Alarm Will Sound puts a fresh twist on The Beatles' most maligned song. Carl Sander Socolow/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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