Stephen Thompson Stephen Thompson is an editor and reviewer for NPR Music, where he writes the advice column The Good Listener and fusses over comma placement. He is also a frequent panelist on All Songs Considered, and appears every week on Pop Culture Happy Hour.
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Atlanta rapper Gunna's new album Drip Or Drown 2 is on our short list for the best albums out on Feb. 22. Spike Jordan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out Feb. 22

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10 Takeaways From The 2019 Grammy Awards

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Cherry Glazerr's fourth full-length, Stuffed and Ready, is on our short list for the best albums out on Feb. 01. Pamela Littky/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Feb. 1: The 6 Albums You Need To Hear Now

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Compton rapper Boogie's new album Everything's For Sale is on our short list for the best albums out on Jan. 25. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Jan. 25: The 6 Albums You Should Hear Now

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Maggie Rogers' Heard It In A Past Life is on our short list for the best albums out on Jan. 18. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Jan. 18: 7 Albums You Should Hear Now

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