Otis Redding performs on the TV show Ready Steady Go in 1966. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Otis Redding's 'Unfinished Life' Still Resonates

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"It's a reclaiming of female power as it relates to sexuality and knowledge of self," Francine Thirteen says of her new song "Lust Heals, Give Me My Sin Again." Justina X/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"It's a responsibility being Mary J. Blige," the singer says. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'I'm Not Going To Be Broken': Mary J. Blige On 'Strength Of A Woman'

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Trombone Shorty's new album, Parking Lot Symphony, comes out April 28. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Trombone Shorty Pushes Tradition Forward

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Killer Mike (left) and George Clinton met up in The SWAG Shop, the barbershop Killer Mike owns in Atlanta. Cameron Robert/NPR hide caption

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George Clinton And Killer Mike: Talking (Barber) Shop

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Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears in the World Cafe performance studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears On World Cafe

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Eric Krasno On World Cafe

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Gabriel Garzón-Montano's latest album is Jardín. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gabriel Garzón-Montano On World Cafe

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Orgone's new single, I Sold My Heart To The Junkman, comes out April 21. Ryan Chin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Orgone, 'I Sold My Heart To The Junkman'

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Zeshan Bagewadi's new album combines American funk and soul with Punjabi lyrics. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Second-Generation Soul Of Zeshan Bagewadi

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