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Taja Cheek, who records as L'Rain, performing on May 12, 2019 in Arcosanti, Ariz. Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images hide caption

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L'Rain's Latest Album 'Fatigue' Explores The Power Of Change

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Hiss Golden Messenger's M.C. Taylor Processes His Pandemic Blues In Latest Album

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"I feel like music is just a facet of my life, like it doesn't take hierarchical dominance over the people that I love and it never will," Lucy Dacus says. Her third album, Home Video, depicts memories and relationships from her years growing up in Richmond, Va. Ebry Yildiz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lucy Dacus Is Her Own Unreliable Narrator

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Crowded House on World Cafe

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Angélique Kidjo says she's proud that her career has helped pave the way for the success of other artists in Africa, but now she's taking it one step further. On her latest album, she collaborates with the next generation. Fabrice Mabillot/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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With 'Mother Nature,' Angelique Kidjo Passes The Torch To Young African Musicians

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Amythyst Kiah's Old-Time, Deeply Honest 'Wary + Strange'

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The Lincoln Center campus, presently adorned in a green carpet of synthetic grass, hosts a Juneteenth experience June 19. Sachyn Mital/Lincoln Center hide caption

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In New York City, A Juneteenth Event Examines The Meaning Of Freedom

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Conductor Marin Alsop, at a performance with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 2006, just before she became the BSO's music director. She's leaving the organization after 14 years. Baltimore Symphony Orchestra hide caption

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Reflections On Connections: Marin Alsop Bids Farewell To Baltimore

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Jazz Elder Statesman Anthony Braxton Continues To Defy Expectations

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Celebrating Juneteenth And Black Music Month With Classical Classics

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Encore: Compilation Of Old Tunes Is 'An Alternate History Of The World's Music'

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Cher Strauberry, The First Trans Woman In Pro Skating, Releases Her Debut Punk Album

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