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J. Cole and his Dreamville label wanted to invite as many artists as possible to connect and create on the album Revenge of the Dreamers III. Tabatha Fireman/Getty Images hide caption

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Childish Gambino (left) performs onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival. Rosalía speaks onstage during the 19th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards. Janelle Monae performs in Los Angeles in June and Kacey Musgraves performs at the 2018 Stagecoach Festival in April. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia; David Becker/Getty Images for LARAS; Kevin Winter/Getty Images; Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Stagecoach hide caption

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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2018

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Meg Myers' Take Me To The Disco is on our shortlist for the best albums out on July 20. Brantley Gutierrez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday for July 20: Six Albums You Should Hear Now

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Nailah Blackman performs onstage during SXSW 2018. Sean Mathis/Getty Images for SXSW hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Musical Discoveries From SXSW 2018

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Clockwise from upper left: Sudan Archives, THICK, Gato Preto, Saint Sister, Surma Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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SXSW 2018 Wrap-Up: Our Favorite Discoveries And Memorable Moments

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