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Clairo Languishes Over Domesticity - Past, Present And Future - In New Album 'Sling'

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"It's just surreal to me," Isaiah Rashad tells NPR Music. "It feels like I'm still working in like my old fast food s***, no matter how many times we do this." Spencer Sease/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Yola Takes The Whole Wheel With 'Stand For Myself'

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Bleachers' frontman Jack Antonoff collaborated with one of his musical inspirations, Bruce Springsteen, on the band's forthcoming album, Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night. Carlotta Kohl/Courtesy of RCA Records hide caption

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Jack Antonoff And Bruce Springsteen Head Home To Jersey On Bleachers' 'Chinatown'

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A Posthumous Album Captures The Humor — And Heartache — Of Sam Mehran

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Recorded in 2010, Prince's Welcome 2 America is a previously unreleased, 12-track album. Kevin Mazur/The Prince Estate hide caption

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A Prismatic Prince Shines Again On 'Welcome 2 America'

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Haitian-American rapper Mach-Hommy released his latest album, Pray For Haiti, on May 21. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Amid Haiti's Upheaval, Rapper Mach-Hommy Sees The Country's Resiliency In Focus

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Christone "Kingfish" Ingram is a 22-year-old blues guitarist and singer, whose debut album, Kingfish, was a chart-topping success. His second studio album, 662, is out July 23. Laura Carbone/Courtesy of Alligator Records hide caption

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Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram Reflects On Leaving – And Sharing – '662'

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"I want to give girls like me that confidence and that feeling of power and beauty," WILLOW tells NPR Music. "And that's the only reason why I do anything." Dana Trippe/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Questlove, here at the Grammys in January 2020, says the pandemic has changed him. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for the Recording Academy hide caption

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For Questlove, The Pandemic Meant Embracing Quiet — And Buying A Farm

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Audience members assembled on the lawn to enjoy the Boston Symphony Orchestra, newly returned to Tanglewood after last season's cancellation. Hilary Scott/Boston Symphony Orchestra hide caption

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Back Together And Blown Away: The Boston Symphony Orchestra Returns To Tanglewood

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Country Musician Chase Bryant Releases 'Upbringing' After A Mental Health Crisis

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Alligator Records Founder Bruce Iglauer On 50 Years Of Celebrating The Blues

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