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Gavin Godfrey

Gavin Godfrey

Gavin Godfrey is a freelance writer and editor from Atlanta, who's written for CNN, Rolling Stone, Vice, The Fader and Complex. He co-wrote "Straight Outta Stankonia," the Creative Loafing cover story that was voted one of Atlanta Press Club's Top 10 Favorite Stories of the Past 50 Years. He believes OutKast is the greatest rap group of all time and it's not even close.

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Mereba's new EP, Azeb, is out now. Breyona Holt/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out On May 28

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Singer Jorja Smith. Her latest release, Be Right Back, is on our shortlist of the best albums out on May 14. Bardha Krasniqi/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 7 Albums Out On May 14

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The rapper, actor and activist Common. His latest project, A Beautiful Revolution Pt. 1, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out on Oct. 30. Durimel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 10 Albums Out On Oct. 30

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BLACKPINK. The K-pop group's first Korean-language full-length, simply called The Album, is on NPR Music's shortlist of the best new records out on Oct. 2. YG Entertainment hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On Oct. 2

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Public Enemy. Their latest release, What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down, is on our list of the best new albums out on Sept. 25. Eitan Miskevich/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 10 Albums Out On Sept. 25

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Brandy. Her latest release, B7, tops our shortlist for the best new albums out on July 31. Beau Blanks/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 9 Albums Out On July 31

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Killer Mike (left) and EL-P of Run The Jewels. Their new album is RTJ4. Timothy Saccenti/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Run The Jewels

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