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BLACKPINK's new album is titled Born Pink. YG Entertainment/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The new album out this week from Ari Lennox is age/sex/location. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out Sept. 9

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J.I.D's new album is titled The Forever Story. David KA/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on Aug. 26

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Terence Etc.'s Vortex is one of our picks for the best new albums out on Aug. 19. Alima Lee hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on Aug. 19

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Bella Poarch's debut EP Dolls is on our shortlist of the best releases out on Aug. 12. Marcelo Cantu hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on Aug. 12

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Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Brandon Perea in Jordan Peele's latest film, NOPE. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Flo Milli's You Still Here, Ho? tops this week's shortlist of the best albums out on July 22. BANVOA/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 22

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singer, rapper, dancer, flutist, and actress Lizzo. AB+DM hide caption

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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

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 15

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Brent Faiyaz's Wasteland tops our shortlist of the best albums out on July 8. Darren Xu/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 8

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MUNA self-titled album tops this week's shortlist of the best albums out on June 24. Isaac Schneider/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out June 24

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Yaya Bey's latest, Remember Your North Star, tops this week's shortlist of the best albums out on June 17. Lawrence Agyei hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 17

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FKJ's VINCENT is one of NPR Music's picks for the best albums out on June 10. Jack McKain/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 10

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Angel Olsen's Big Time is on NPR Music's shortlist of the best albums out on June 3. Angela Ricciardi hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 3

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