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Kendrick Lamar, From On High, Has The Whole World Watching

NPR | April 11, 2017 5:35 a.m.

On the eve of release for a rumored new album, the view from the top must be lonesome for the God MC.

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Broken Treaties: An Oral History Tracing Oregon's Native Population

OPB | March 20, 2017 6:30 p.m.

For the new “Oregon Experience” documentary “Broken Treaties,” native Oregonians reflect on what has been lost since and what’s next for their tribes.

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Culture Wars

NPR | March 17, 2017 11:11 a.m.

Atlanta has been the center of innovation in hip-hop for at least two decades, but the city has failed to turn musical success into growth for the communities that create it.

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Trump Says Snoop Dogg Video Would've Ended In Jail Time, Calls Career 'Failing'

NPR | March 15, 2017 8:51 a.m.

Trump's lawyer also responded to the satirical music video from BADBADNOTGOOD, Snoop Dogg and Kaytranada, calling it "totally disgraceful. Snoop owes the president an apology."

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Historical Photos Offer A Glimpse Into Native Oregonians' Lives

OPB | March 13, 2017 11:01 a.m. | Portland

In 1851, the first treaty was signed in Oregon between the Indians and the U.S. government. These historical photos offer a small glimpse into the lives of the native Oregonians around the turn of the last century.

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Future Makes History With Back-To-Back Chart Toppers

NPR | March 6, 2017 7:37 a.m.

Atlanta rapper Future achieves a first in the history of the Billboard 200 chart.

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Meet Tank And The Bangas, Winner Of The 2017 Tiny Desk Contest

NPR | March 1, 2017 12:22 a.m.

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with the crew of young New Orleanians who won over our panel of judges with with a bouncy, exuberant song called "Quick."

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Introducing The Winner Of The 2017 Tiny Desk Contest

NPR | Feb. 28, 2017 5:49 a.m.

Watch the joyous video that won over all 10 judges unanimously.

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Jay Z Is The 1st Rapper To Be Elected To Songwriters Hall Of Fame

NPR | Feb. 22, 2017 8:35 a.m.

Shawn Carter joins Swedish hit factory Max Martin, Motown co-founder Berry Gordy, The Time's Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and more.