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The latest EP from NewJeans, Get Up, is on our shortlist of the best releases out on July 21. ADOR/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 21

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The classical singer Julia Bullock has released Walking in the Dark, her debut solo album. Grant Legan/Nonesuch Records hide caption

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With a bold debut album, Julia Bullock curates an unconventional career

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Lil Baby performs during a Juneteenth voter registration rally on June 19, 2020 at Murphy Park Fairgrounds in Atlanta, Ga. One week earlier, he released "The Bigger Picture," a song protesting police brutality. Paras Griffin/Getty Images hide caption

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Rodrigo y Gabriela Spin The Songs Behind Their Wild Sound

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Andrew Hozier-Byrne joins NPR Music's Bob Boilen in the studio to discuss the music that informed his 2018 EP, Nina Cried Power. Mulography - Anthony Mulcahy hide caption

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Hozier: Why The Civil Rights Movement Still Resonate

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Kate Bush, Radiohead and Sister Rosetta Tharpe are all first-time Rock Hall nominees. Evening Standard/Getty Images, Danny Clinch, Chris Ware/Getty Images hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Lauryn Hill, Joni Mitchell (Blue album cover), PJ Harvey (Rid of Me album cover), Nina Simone, Ofra Haza (Fifty Gates of Wisdom album cover), Aretha Franklin. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Turning The Tables Takes Over All Songs Considered

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Nina Simone is featured on this week's episode of Alt.Latino celebrating International Women's Day. Getty Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Celebrating Mujeres: Butterflies, Brujas And Bey

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Cuban singer Daymé Arocena plays guest DJ on this week's episode of Alt.Latino. Steve Russell/Getty Images hide caption

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Music, Laughter, Honey: Dayme Arocena's Secret Recipe

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The documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? explores Nina Simone's rich and complicated life. Courtesy of Peter Rodis/Netflix hide caption

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New Documentary Finds Nina Simone 'In Between The Black And White Keys'

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Jazz singer Nina Simone pictured in 1978, the year she recorded and released the song "Baltimore." J. Minhan/Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis hide caption

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Plus One: Nina Simone's 'Baltimore'

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