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Beyoncé's 4, Salt-N-Pepa's Blacks' Magic and Fiona Apple's Tidal are featured in our Records That Changed Our Lives series. Photo Illustration by Estefania Mitre/NPR/Getty Images hide caption

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Records That Changed Our Lives, Teen Edition: 'Tidal,' 'Blacks' Magic,' Beyoncé's '4'

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Beyoncé performs in the concert film Homecoming. Netflix hide caption

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z, who have been married for over a decade, are the face of a new Tiffany & Co. campaign called ABOUT LOVE. Mason Poole/Tiffany & Co. hide caption

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On 4, Beyoncé presented a dynamic, multifaceted expression of womanhood — and took crucial steps toward claiming full artistic control over her work. Photo Illustration by Estefania Mitre/NPR; Getty Images; Courtesy of Columbia Records hide caption

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From left to right: Megan Thee Stallion, Bad Bunny, Mickey Guyton, Christine and the Queens, Cardi B. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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NPR Music's Listening Party For The Top 5 Songs Of 2020

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Beyoncé puts a conversation about Africa on the front line with her visual album Black Is King, which premiered on Disney+. Parkwood Entertainment/Disney + via AP hide caption

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Frank Ocean's song "Nights" is on Gerrick D. Kennedy's Pride playlist, which includes songs he says "remind me to stand in my power as a Black queer man in America." Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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To bolster the fun and success of her already chart-climbing 2020 single "Savage," Megan Thee Stallion manifested a remix from Beyoncé. Bob Levey/Getty Images for Spotify hide caption

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NPR Music's Top 14 Songs Of April

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