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Le1f performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's.

Watch Le1f, Live In Concert

March 14, 2013 – The New York rapper whips his glow-in-the-dark hair back and forth during a mesmerizing set.

MC Ride of Death Grips.

Watch Death Grips In Concert Soundcheck

October 19, 2012 – Performing mostly in a fitting haze of red, the group creates a visceral experience on stage. Soundcheck


Calle 13 was formed by stepbrothers Eduardo Jose Cabra Marti­nez, who calls himself Visitante, and Rene Perez Joglar, who calls himself Residente.

Listen Calle 13 In Concert

July 17, 2012 – The Puerto Rican rap duo doesn't disappoint in this explosive live set from Celebrate Brooklyn.


Ana Tijoux

Listen Ana Tijoux In Concert

July 16, 2012 – The Chilean rapper is a lyrical machine gun, delivering verses rapidly and never missing her target.


Sugar Tongue Slim brought a live band along with samples by Gotye and Kavinsky to his set at The Parish in Austin, Texas.

Watch Sugar Tongue Slim, Live In Concert: SXSW 2012

March 15, 2012 – The versatile, playful rapper mixed samples with a live-band bounce that quickly won over the crowd.


Public Enemy performs at the Convention Hall in Asbury Park, N.J., on Sunday night.

Listen Public Enemy In Concert: ATP Festival 2011

October 5, 2011 – Public Enemy put on a killer set, centered on songs from its classic album Fear of a Black Planet.


Das Racist performs at the 2011 Sasquatch Music Festival.

Listen Sasquatch 2011: Das Racist, Live In Concert

May 30, 2011 – The group plays songs packed with pop culture references that get funnier the more you dissect them.


Aloe Blacc performs at the 2011 Sasquatch Music Festival.

Listen Sasquatch 2011: Aloe Blacc, Live In Concert

May 29, 2011 – Aloe Blacc's Good Things synthesizes the sounds of vintage soul with a contemporary vision.


k-os performs live at the 2011 Sasquatch Music Festival.

Listen Sasquatch 2011: k-os, Live In Concert

May 29, 2011 – The genre-hating musician dabbles in hip-hop, reggae, electronic music, indie rock, soul and more.


Raphael Saadiq.

Listen Raphael Saadiq, In Concert WXPN

May 20, 2011 – The modern-day soul revivalist brings his legendary live show to The Queen in Wilmington, Del. WXPN


Jay Electronica

Read Jay Electronica In Concert

June 11, 2010 – Viral hits like "Eternal Sunshine" and "Exhibit C" have earned Jay Electronica a lot of buzz.


Read Bonnaroo 2010: Nas And Damian Marley In Concert

June 11, 2010 – Distant Relatives fuses Marley's new-school brand of reggae with Nas' timeless New York flow.

G-Side performs at SXSW.

Listen SXSW 2010: G-Side, Live In Concert

March 18, 2010 – The Southern rap duo performed at NPR Music's daytime party in Austin, Texas, on March 18.


Listen John Forte, Recorded Live In Concert WXPN

September 18, 2009 – Hear the resurgent hip-hop and pop veteran perform live in concert from WXPN in Philadelphia. WXPN


Listen Tre Williams And The Revelations In Concert WXPN

April 17, 2009 – Hear the funky hip-hop/soul outfit perform gritty songs live in concert from WXPN in Philadelphia. WXPN


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