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Issa Rae Includes Thundercat, Raphael Saadiq, SiR, And Others In Her Favorite NPR Tiny Desk Concerts

Surely, we’ve all gone down the NPR Tiny Desk Concert rabbit hole. There’s something about seeing favorite artists (and new discoveries) in a highly intimate setting that feels special, even if we’re not there and just watching from our screens at home. The series has become a ubiquitous part of pop culture and lately, NPR has been asking celebrities to list out their favorite performances. Today, Insecure star, writer, and creator Issa Rae checked in to share her picks.
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Jon Batiste, Philip Glass, Paul Leonard-Morgan, Steven Price, Trent Reznor, Raphael Saadiq And Gustavo Santaolalla Honored With ASCAP Composers' Choice Awards At 2021 ASCAP Screen Music Awards

NEW YORK, May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2021 ASCAP Screen Music Awards kick off today at 9:00 AM PT/ 12:00 PM ET on @ASCAP and @ASCAPScreen Instagram with the reveal of this year's ASCAP Composers' Choice Awards. The rollout begins a social media celebration through Thursday, May 20 of ASCAP Screen Music Award winners featuring acceptance speeches, exclusive photos, videos and other surprises from the music creators who scored the on-screen entertainment that comforted and inspired the world throughout 2020.
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Usher, Rémy Martin, Raphael Saadiq and Marci Rodgers Team Up to Celebrate Music and Cognac

Today, Rémy Martin announces a collaborative new campaign with multi‐Grammy award winning musical artist, Usher to celebrate the harmonious blending of two cultures of timeless excellence: Music and Cognac. “Team Up For Excellence – The Film” highlights the cultural connection between Cognac and American music since 1917 in France, and how the two have been synonymous ever since.
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Raphael Saadiq on Recreating Aretha Franklin’s Classic Music for ‘Genius’: ‘Aretha Was the LeBron James in the Room’

There is even more genius to go around in the story that “Genius: Aretha Franklin” tells than just Aretha’s own. Her classic records wouldn’t have stood the test of more than four and five decades without the chemistry she and her voice formed with the musicians that gave the music its masterful groove. In portraying Franklin, Cynthia Erivo had the most herculean task in making the six-episode Nat Geo series, which is now up for on-demand streaming on Hulu. But the show’s executive music producer, Raphael Saadiq, had a considerable one, too, in coming up with tracks that really sounded like the famous players of Muscle Shoals and not musical shills.
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Raphael Saadiq Teases Tony Toni Tone Reunion…Again

They were one of the biggest groups in the world in the late 80's and early 90's with massive chart topping hits and albums but we haven't heard much from Tony Toni Tone but continued rumors of a "reunion". So here's another one. According to ABC News, Raphael Saadiq recently...
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