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"I feel like people are not educated at a young age to know like, 'OK, you have a choice to go behind bars and become a number and for somebody to profit off you for free labor and it's enslaving your brain," Raphael Saadiq says. Aaron Rapoport/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Raphael Saadiq Sets His Dark Meditation To Music With 'Jimmy Lee'

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Melina Duterte is otherwise known as Jay Som. Her latest album, Anak Ko, is on our shortlist of the best releases out Aug. 23. Ebru Yildiz/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out Aug. 23

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Raphael Saadiq in Concert on XPN Live Fridays 3/20/09

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Oh Girl [*]

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Ken Tucker's Top 10: The Year In Music

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Raphael Saadiq recently performed on World Cafe. Jeff Vespa/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Raphael Saadiq On World Cafe

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Raphael Saadiq's fourth studio album is titled Stone Rollin'. Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com hide caption

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Raphael Saadiq: Paying Homage To Soul's Past And Future

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Raphael Saadiq's latest album is called Stone Rollin'. Barry Brecheisen/FilmMagic hide caption

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Raphael Saadiq: Learning From The Greats

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Raphael Saadiq triggers remembered emotions and creates new ones on his latest album. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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Raphael Saadiq: Comfort Music, Reimagined

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Raphael Saadiq (upper left), The Joy Formidable (upper right), WILD FLAG (bottom) Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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SXSW 2011 Preview

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The Antlers will debut the group's new album, live on NPR Music, from The Parish in Austin, TX on Mar. 17. The band is just one of more than a dozen featured on this year's coverage of the festival. Ben Ritter/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Audio Only: Raphael Saadiq's Tiny Desk Concert

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Raphael Saadiq in Studio on World Cafe 12/4/08

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