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Countdown: The Top 10 Albums of 2022

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Pusha T's It's Almost Dry is one of NPR Music's top 20 hip-hop albums of 2022. Photo Illustration: Jackie Lay/NPR/Derek White/Getty Images for The Recording Academy hide caption

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Saba (left), Lizzo (center) and Rosalía have released some of our favorite songs of the year so far. Collage by Estefanía Mitre / NPR/Photos courtesy of the artists hide caption

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"Rap — this is a whole lifestyle," Pusha T tells NPR. "This is a whole culture." Amy Harris/Amy Harris/Invision/AP hide caption

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On 'It's Almost Dry,' Pusha T plays the long game

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From left to right, clockwise: Pusha T, Myra Melford, Syd, Horace Andy, Straw Man Army. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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NPR's favorite music of April, from broken-hearted R&B to paranoid post-punk

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Pusha T's It's Almost Dry tops our shortlist of the best new albums out this week. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on April 22

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From top left, clockwise: Raveena, caroline, Pusha T, Joyce DiDonato, Big Thief. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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A Punjabi space epic and a laid-back throwback — NPR's favorite music of February

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Kendrick Lamar in 2013. "Money Trees," from Lamar's 2012 album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, is a song "that consumes the oxygen and alters the ultra-violet," writes Jeff Weiss. Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images hide caption

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Pusha-T's anticipated new album Daytona is finally here, along with a whole bunch of other great releases for May 25. Fabien Montique/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: 7 Albums You Should Stream Today

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Pusha T in Los Angeles in December. G L Askew II for NPR hide caption

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Pusha T With Ali Shaheed Muhammad And Frannie Kelley

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Pusha T performs live at NPR Music's showcase at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on Wednesday, Oct. 16. Loren Wohl for NPR hide caption

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