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Teyana Taylor's third musical project, simply titled The Album, is a sprawling work of 23 tracks that sends a clear message: She's done compromising her creative vision. Daniel Sannwald/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Teyana Taylor On 'The Album' And Asserting Her Creative Vision

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SAULT's UNTITLED digs into the everyday aspects of Black existence, and celebrates who we are privately, not when we're donning the cape and saving humanity from itself — again. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For sister R&B duo of Chloe and Halle Bailey, creative control is paramount. They co-wrote all of their new album's 13 tracks, and Chloe herself helped produced 10. Robin Harper/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chloe x Halle On Releasing Their New Album During America's 'Ungodly Hour'

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Zeshan B sings like a classic soul artist, but also incorporates South Asian influences into his music. On his new album, Melismatic, he tackles social and political issues in both English and Urdu. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Zeshan B On 'Melismatic' And Creating Music That Champions Brown Power

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