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NPR’s Ari Shapiro speaks with Grammy Award-winning multi-instrumentalist Thundercat about his latest album, It Is What It Is, the importance of laughter and the artist he’s grateful for, Louis Cole. For more, go to: (Source)

Rapper McKinley “Mac” Phipps was sentenced to 30 years for allegedly killing a fan at one of his shows. NPR podcast Louder Than a Riot explores new evidence that Mac is likely innocent. For more, go to: (Source)

NPR’s podcast about race, ethnicity and culture digs deep into the Tiny Desk archives. For more, go to: (Source)

Audio engineer Bruce Swedien, who shaped the sound of several albums with Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones, died Monday at age 86. He also collaborated with artists from B.B. King to Jennifer Lopez. For more, go to: (Source)

Formerly a producer and songwriter for K-pop’s nascent idols, Si-hyuk’s own label, Big Hit Entertainment, recently became larger than the other top labels in Seoul combined. For more, go to: (Source)

Angus Young and Brian Johnson discuss the band’s new album, a tribute to Young’s late brother Malcolm and an unlikely comeback from all kinds of loss. For more, go to: (Source)

Experience the mayhem of what it means to create something new. Three Southern rap experts revisit the 20-year-old classic. For more, go to: (Source)

The leader of Big Thief performs five songs from a camper in Joshua Tree for our Tiny Desk quarantine series. For more, go to: (Source)

The rapper is facing a federal charge of illegal possession of a firearm by a felon. His attorney calls the weapon in question a gold-plated handgun that was packed in luggage and never brandished. For more, go to: (Source)

The talented Canadian composer and songwriter creates an ensemble in his bedroom for our Tiny Desk quarantine series. For more, go to: (Source)