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Music Interviews

Vince Staples: 'We Live In A Space Where Your Name Isn't Enough'

"You can't find a Jay Z article where they don't speak about him selling drugs," the Long Beach rapper says. "You can't find a Vince Staples article where it doesn't say 'ex-gang member.' "

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Malcolm Mirage and sister Nina Parks operate the cannabis business Mirage Medicinal in San Francisco. Marissa Ortega-Welch/NPR hide caption

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'Brave New Workers': A Burning Desire To Get A Medicinal Marijuana License

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Jon Proudstar created Tribal Force in 1996 — now, it's being rebooted by Native Realities. Ron Joseph/Weshoyot Alvitre/Native Realities hide caption

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With This Publisher, Native American Superheroes Fly High

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Blue and Sentimental [Instrumental] Oscar Peterson

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Vince Staples: 'We Live In A Space Where Your Name Isn't Enough'

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"For me to get out there and voice my opinion through music — it's different for me," Jackie Evancho says. Marian Carrasquero /NPR hide caption

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Jackie Evancho On Speaking Out Through Music

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