Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new song, featuring the voices of over a dozen artists, is at once a celebration, an homage to West Side Story and a call for unification in the face of tragedy, all in service of the people of Puerto Rico. Meanwhile, dynamic R&B artist Kelela searches for new modes of expression in a complex and haunting album that hints at her political agenda. Sweden’s LÉON brings her brand of rich, timeless instrumental pop alive on “No Goodbyes.” Detroit rapper Tee Grizzley has a dark banger on his hands with the unapologetic “Win.” And Brad Walsh releases a body of work with Antiglot that makes us question what music can — and should — do.
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