Pusha T performs live at NPR Music's showcase at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on Wednesday, Oct. 16. Loren Wohl for NPR hide caption

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Live in Concert

Pusha T, Live In Concert

Watch the chart-topping rapper perform a no-holds-barred set at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City.

Le1f performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Front Row

Le1f, Live In Concert

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

Calle 13 was formed by stepbrothers Eduardo Jose Cabra Marti­nez, who calls himself Visitante, and Rene Perez Joglar, who calls himself Residente. Ryan Muir for NPR hide caption

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Calle 13 In Concert

The Puerto Rican rap duo doesn't disappoint in this explosive live set from Celebrate Brooklyn.

Sugar Tongue Slim brought a live band along with samples by Gotye and Kavinsky to his set at The Parish in Austin, Texas. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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Live in Concert

Sugar Tongue Slim, Live In Concert: SXSW 2012

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