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&More performs a Tiny Desk Concert on March 4, 2019 (Amr Alfiky/NPR). Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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&More (Chill Moody & Donn T)

Philadelphia Rapper Chill Moody and singer Donn T, along with their crew known as &More, were one of the standout entrants in last year's Tiny Desk Contest. They bring a message of hope and love.

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Tiny Desk Family Hour: Leikeli47

The charismatic, genre-smashing masked rapper closes NPR Music's big night with intensity, joy and free-wheeling fervor.

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Watch Nick Waterhouse Perform 'Black Glass' Live In The Studio

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Backed by a horn section and a collaborative spirit, Nick Waterhouse took over composition with a loose and easy control.

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Tiny Desk Family Hour: Amanda Palmer

The intense singer-songwriter performed "The Ride" on a grand piano.

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Tiny Desk Family Hour: Fragile Rock

Fragile Rock's rowdy emo songs are performed by bickering puppets. Onstage at a church in Austin, the band savages the patriarchy in "Smile More."

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Tiny Desk Family Hour: Gina Chavez

In this performance of "The Sweet Sound Of Your Name," a song of devotion from 2014, the Austin singer-songwriter finds magic in the intimacy of a communal setting.

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Slingshot Scenes: 10 Must-Watch Music Videos From Philadelphia

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Philadelphia's musicians wouldn't be able to take center stage without an equally robust community of directors and videographers to imaginatively document the work.

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Alejandro Escovedo

The veteran rocker and a backup band from Italy play songs from their album The Crossing, chronicling an American Dream of rock and roll and Beat poetry.

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Tiny Desk Family Hour: Wyclef Jean

The former Fugees star brought an electric guitar and a young protégé.

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Nao

The U.K.-based singer-songwriter takes the Tiny Desk on a cosmic journey through her Saturn return.