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Esperanza Spalding's genre-bending new album, Emily's D+Evolution, is out now. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Esperanza Spalding Brings A Real Inner Child Into The Studio

"My job is working for her," Spalding says of the namesake character on her new album, Emily's D+Evolution. The jazz bassist and singer wrote her latest music with her childhood self in mind.

Best Shot (Theme from Hoosiers) Jerry Goldsmith
Orisha (Bata) Speedometer

Kendrick Lamar performs on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in January 2016, debuting one of the nameless songs that would pop up on the newly released untitled unmastered. NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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Listening To Kendrick's Past In The Present

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People ride a horse and carriage at sunset in Isfahan's UNESCO-listed central square on June 2, 2014 in Isfahan, Iran. Isfahan, with its immense mosques, picturesque bridges and ancient bazaar, is a virtual living museum of Iranian traditional culture, and is Iran's top tourist destination. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Uncertainty, Iranians Hope For Economic Reforms

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Postcard from 1952 Explosions in the Sky
When Sunny Gets Blue McCoy Tyner

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Remembering Pat Conroy, A Master Who Used His Tortured Life To Tell Stories

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Esperanza Spalding Brings A Real Inner Child Into The Studio

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Earth to Heaven Esperanza Spalding
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