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Killer Mike's first new solo album in more than a decade, Michael, is on NPR Music's short list for the best releases out on June 16. Jonathan Mannion/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 16

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Lilith Fair founder Sarah McLachlan performs during its 2010 revival in Camden, New Jersey. Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images hide caption

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25 years on, Lilith Fair is a reminder of how one woman's radical idea changed music

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Philadelphia punk trio Cayetana (left to right: Allegra Anka, Kelly Olsen, Augusta Koch) will release its debut on the small indie label Tiny Engines later this year. Mary Ferrigno/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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To Sign Or Not To Sign: Artists Big And Small Face The Label Question

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Meshell Ndegeocello's latest album is Comet, Come To Me. Jason Rodgers/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Listen: Meshell Ndegeocello Trades Songs And Stories

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Meshell Ndegeocello's new album, Comet, Come to Me, comes out June 3. Jason Rodgers/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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NPR Music's Ann Powers (right) interviews musicians (from left) Mike McCready of Pearl Jam, Alynda Lee Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff, Sharon Jones and Meshell Ndegeocello at the EMP Pop Conference in Seattle. Brady Harvey hide caption

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Sharon Jones, Mike McCready, Meshell Ndegocello And Alynda Lee Segarra On Stage

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Meshell Ndegeocello says she hopes her new album, a tribute to Nina Simone, revives interest in the work and life of the late artist. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Meshell Ndegeocello Honors Simone's 'Sovereign Soul'

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Song Premiere: Meshell Ndegeocello With Valerie June, 'Be My Husband'

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