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Compton rapper YG. His latest release, 4REAL 4REAL, is on our short list for the best new albums dropping on May 24. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On May 24

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Duckwrth performs at 2018 BET Experience in Los Angeles. The rapper's latest project, The Falling Man, is due out May 17. Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images hide caption

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Duckwrth Treats Hip-Hop As His Missionary Work

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Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals perform at 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 19, 2019. .Paak's single "Make Me Better" featuring Smokey Robinson is featured on this month's Heavy Rotation. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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Baloji's Kaniama: The Yellow Version is due out May 3. Kyle Weeks/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Baloji Finds His Freedom In Between Genres

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Kanye West performs Sunday Service during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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At Kanye West's Sunday Service, 'He Is The Church'

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Donald Glover in a still from Guava Island, which he stars in with Rihanna. The film premiered at Coachella, where Glover's musical act Childish Gambino headlined on Friday. courtesy of Amazon Prime Video hide caption

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After Coachella Premiere, Childish Gambino's Film 'Guava Island' Is Streaming

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Thutmose's debut project Man On Fire is out now. Sam Gold/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thutmose Experiments With Genres While Honoring His Nigerian Roots

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Thousands Gather In LA For Nipsey Hussle's Memorial Service And Procession

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"I never want my name to be more hot because of controversy than my music," Lil Nas X says. "It's like a blessing and a curse." Eric Lang/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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