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Your Favorite New Artists Of 2018 (So Far)

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Jay-Z and Beyoncé shook up the music world with past weekend with a surprise release of their first collaborative album Everything Is Love. Christopher Polk/Getty Images hide caption

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Jay-Z and Beyoncé's 'Everything Is Love' Shakes Up Summer Music

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serpentwithfeet Crafts His Own Language For Queer Life

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Inductee Jermaine Dupri at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 49th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner on June 14, 2018 in New York City. Gary Gershoff/Getty Images hide caption

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Jermaine Dupri Is A Songwriters Hall Of Famer And We Have The Playlist To Prove It

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Christina Aguilera's Liberation comes out June 15. Luke Gilford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For June 15: Six Albums You Should Hear Now

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Finding Foundation: How Bobby McFerrin And His Daughter Make Music A Family Affair

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Robert Finley On World Cafe

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