N.E.R.D. Brings Rock, Hip-Hop on Tour The Virginia Beach studio wizards known as the Neptunes have produced hit songs for everyone from Snoop Dogg to Britney Spears. But now the masters of the mixing board have hit the road with a real band and real instruments, calling themselves N.E.R.D. — for "no one ever really dies." NPR's Ben Gilbert reports.

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N.E.R.D. Brings Rock, Hip-Hop on Tour

N.E.R.D. Brings Rock, Hip-Hop on Tour

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The Virginia Beach studio wizards known as the Neptunes have produced hit songs for everyone from Snoop Dogg to Britney Spears. But now the masters of the mixing board have hit the road with a real band and real instruments, calling themselves N.E.R.D. — for "no one ever really dies." NPR's Ben Gilbert reports.

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