LaTesha Harris LaTesha Harris is NPR Music's editorial assistant.
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LaTesha Harris

LaTesha Harris

LaTesha Harris is NPR Music's editorial assistant. A relentless jack-of-all-trades, she takes turns writing, editing and producing music coverage. Invested in the culture behind pop, hip-hop and R&B, her work highlights the intersection between identity and history. Once in a blue moon, Harris moonlights as a talking head with no filter.

Born and raised in Central Texas, Harris began her career in Chicago. In 2020, she graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and creative writing alongside a master's degree in social justice and investigative reporting. When she's not in the newsroom, Harris is staring at bodies of water, studying abolition and trying to discover something new.

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Renaissance, Beyoncé's seventh full-length solo album, mines a liberating history of dance music, from Donna Summer-sampling disco to modern Chicago house. Carlijn Jacobs/Via Parkwood Entertainment hide caption

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Clockwise, from top left: Soul Glo, Kilo Kish, rusowsky, Jenny Hval, Jóhann Jóhannsson. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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NPR's favorite music of March, from sledgehammer punk to a radiant cantata

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Beyoncé's 4, Salt-N-Pepa's Blacks' Magic and Fiona Apple's Tidal are featured in our Records That Changed Our Lives series. Photo Illustration by Estefania Mitre/NPR/Getty Images hide caption

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Records That Changed Our Lives, Teen Edition: 'Tidal,' 'Blacks' Magic,' Beyoncé's '4'

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Jabari Banks stars as Will in the new Peacock series Bel-Air. Peacock/Greg Gayne hide caption

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The cast of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air got together for a reunion special on HBO Max in 2020. Saeed Adyani/HBO Max hide caption

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Zendaya and Hunter Schafer star as Rue and Jules in HBO's Euphoria. Eddy Chen/HBO hide caption

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Snoop Dogg was one of the performers featured at this year's Super Bowl halftime show. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Cassandra Ciangherotti, Bernardo Velasco, Julio Torres, and Ana Fabrega star in the HBO series Los Espookys. Jennifer Clasen/HBO hide caption

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Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson in Marry Me. Barry Wetcher/Universal Pictures hide caption

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