Ali Shaheed Muhammad ENTER TEASER

Ali Shaheed Muhammad

Lizzo's Special leads our shortlist this week of the best new albums out on July 15. AB+DM! /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
AB+DM! /Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 15

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1111527919/1111629369" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

R&B singer UMI's debut full-length, Forest in the City is one of NPR Music's picks for the best new albums out on May 27. Eddie Mandell hide caption

toggle caption
Eddie Mandell

New Music Friday: The best releases out on May 27

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1101169631/1101512588" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Phoebe Bridgers. Her sophomore full-length, Punisher, is on our shortlist of the week's best new albums. Frank Ockenfels hide caption

toggle caption
Frank Ockenfels

use this one

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/880681908/880727281" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Ali Shaheed Muhammad onstage during Microphone Check's live interview with Father in Atlanta in May. Amanda Greene for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Amanda Greene for NPR

Ali Shaheed Muhammad With Frannie Kelley

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/412939516/417106583" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Ali Shaheed Muhammad at NPR's New York City studio in March. Polina Yamshchikov for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Polina Yamshchikov for NPR

Ali Shaheed Muhammad With Frannie Kelley

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/410002783/410101402" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">