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Dawn Richard on World Cafe

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Dawn Richard Sings Her Freedom On 'Second Line'

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Dawn Richard takes a selfie with her mom Debbie after NPR Music's Listening Party for Second Line. Courtesy of Dawn Richard hide caption

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Dawn Richard Documents Her Mother's Dreams

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Marie Ulven, who writes and records as girl in red. Her debut full-length, If I Could Make It Go Quiet, is on our shortlist of the best albums out on April 30. Jonathan Kise/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 7 Albums Out On April 30

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"In the midst of the worst of times, we find a way to dance," DAWN says of her hometown, New Orleans. The artist used New Orleans as inspiration for her latest album, new breed. Robert Arnold/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'We Find A Way To Dance': Inspired By New Orleans, DAWN Reconstructs Beauty From Ruin

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Compton rapper Boogie's new album Everything's For Sale is on our short list for the best albums out on Jan. 25. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Jan. 25: The 6 Albums You Should Hear Now

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01Original Mix

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    Not Above That
    Artist
    Dawn Richard
    Label
    Local Action
    Released
    2016

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