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Yola on World Cafe

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Billie Eilish's sophomore full-length, Happier Than Ever, tops this week's list of the best albums out on July 30. Kelia Anne MacCluskey/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On July 30

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Yola Takes The Whole Wheel With 'Stand For Myself'

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The band Black Pumas was recently nominated for a Grammy for best new artist, thanks in part to the support of Austin's KUTX and LA's KCRW public radio stations. Lyza Renee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Fort Stage during the Newport Folk Festival, 2018 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island. Douglas Mason/Getty Images hide caption

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Newport Folk Festival Preview 2019

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Yola On World Cafe

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Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals perform at 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 19, 2019. .Paak's single "Make Me Better" featuring Smokey Robinson is featured on this month's Heavy Rotation. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: KOKOKO!, Indigo Sparke, Yola Carter, Tamino, Cimafunk, Silvina Moreno Cimafunk: Hutton Supancic/Getty Images for SXSW/All other photos courtesy of the artists hide caption

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2019 SXSW Wrap-Up: Our Favorite Discoveries And Memorable Moments

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"That's the thing that feels satisfying to me, is to be able to be that vulnerable, out loud as a black woman," Yola Carter says. Alysse Gafkjen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Yola Combines Softness And Grit In Her Virtuosic View Of Americana

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