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Dessa (center) and her band inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Dessa On World Cafe

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Clockwise from left: Dessa, Partner, Linqua Franqa Bill Phelps (Dessa), Colin Medley (Partner), Stacey Piotrowska (Linqua Franqa)/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dessa's fourth studio album, Chime, is available now. Bill Phelps/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dessa Separates Head From Heart, With A Little Help From Science

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Dessa's new album, Chime, comes out Feb. 23. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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It's Never Too Early To Celebrate The Music Of 2018

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All Hands is the latest album by the collective Doomtree. Left to right: Paper Tiger, Sims, Cecil Otter, P.O.S, Lazerbeak, Mike Mictlan, Dessa. Kelly Loverud/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hip-Hop Collective Doomtree On Getting Seven Artists In One Room

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Dessa performs at a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 24, 2013. Abbey Oldham/Abbey Oldham/NPR hide caption

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Dessa: Tiny Desk Concert

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Dessa recently performed a studio session at 89.3 The Current. Nate Ryan/The Current hide caption

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Dessa: Twin Cities Hip-Hop, Sparkling With Energy

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Dessa puts a hip-hop spin on old-fashioned songwriting. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dessa: Breaking The Rules Of Rap

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