World Cafe WXPN in Philadelphia and host Raina Douris present interviews and performances with today's essential and emerging artists.

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Essential and Emerging Artists

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Allison Russell on World Cafe

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John Morrison on World Cafe

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Brittany Howard takes unexpected twists and turns on 'What Now'

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Sampha on World Cafe

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Known as The Godfather of House Music, Frankie Knuckles helped revolutionize electronic music in the '80s. The Frankie Knuckles Foundation hide caption

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The Frankie Knuckles Foundation

John Morrison on World Cafe

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Slow Pulp on World Cafe

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Sleater-Kinney on World Cafe

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Kiltro on World Cafe

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Stanley Wade (from left), Harold Wade, Earl Young, Robert Upchurch and Jimmy Ellis of the disco band The Trammps pose for a portrait in 1977. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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John Morrison on World Cafe

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Tré Burt on World Cafe

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From left: Sekou, Dua Saleh, Alemeda and McKinley Dixon Braden Lee & Christopher Behnen; Randijah Simmons; David Muessig/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Tune in to a mini-concert with Will Butler + Sister Squares

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Black Pumas on World Cafe

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Dillon Francis on World Cafe

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JTM, formerly known as James the Mormon, is a Provo-based rapper. Sam Wilder/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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JTM on World Cafe

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The Clingers on World Cafe

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Provo Music Magazine covers the music scene in the Provo, Utah, area. Miguel Perez/WXPN hide caption

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Zach Collier on World Cafe

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Boots to the Moon performs at ABG's in November 2023. Raina Douris/WXPN hide caption

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ABG's on World Cafe

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Velour on World Cafe

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