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Watch Jamila Woods Perform Spoken Word Poem, 'Blk Girl Art'

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The soul singer has been performing spoken word poetry since she was in high school. Watch her perform an original piece, live in the studio.

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SZA Dances Alone In 'The Weekend' Video, Directed By Solange

In a video for one of the best songs of 2017, SZA takes space to dance alone, with her own power.

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Watch Charles Bradley Perform 'Lovin' You Baby' Live At Pickathon

Watch the late soul revivalist share his message of universal love on the Pickathon Woods Stage, during his second-to-last performance ever.

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With 'Not Coming Home,' ALA.NI Calls For Love In A Mad World

ALA.NI says it best: "LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE.Take it where you can get it, cause lord knows we need as much of it right now in this mad, mad world." That's at the heart of "Not Coming Home."

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Robert Cray On Mountain Stage

On his fourth visit to Mountain Stage, the Grammy-winning blues artist performs songs from throughout his four-decade career.

Robert Cray On Mountain Stage

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Watch Jamila Woods Perform 'Holy' Backstage At Austin City Limits

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The Slingshot artist stopped by KUTX's backstage recording studio after her first Austin City Limits music festival.

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Sherman Holmes On Mountain Stage

Hear the revered blues musician play songs from his solo debut on the 900th episode of Mountain Stage.

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Watch Live Performances By Dan Wilson, Son Little, Martin Sexton Trio And More

Stream performances from a diverse group of songwriters as they celebrate fall with Mountain Stage, live at the Culture Center Theater.

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Watch Jamila Woods Perform 'HEAVN,' Shrouded In Blue Velvet

Before her show at New York's PUBLIC ARTS venue, the rising R&B star played a stripped-down version of the title track of her debut record for our Night Owl series.

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A Hair-Whipping Kelela Comes Through With '90s Attitude In 'LMK' Video

The hook-up anthem gets a video full of femme empowerment and late-night hype.