R&B/Soul NPR Music stories that feature R&B and soul music.

Ranky Tanky's self-titled debut is out now. Reese Moore/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ranky Tanky's Self-Titled Debut Makes Traditional Gullah Songs New

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Jidenna performs live at WXPN's Free At Noon concert at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Emma Silverstone/WXPN hide caption

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Jidenna On World Cafe

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Curtis Harding (center) and his band pose inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Curtis Harding On World Cafe

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Bootsy Collins On World Cafe

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Ryan Adams performs live at the World Cafe 25th anniversary concert in Philadelphia. Joe Del Tufo/WXPN hide caption

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Live On World Cafe: Our Favorite Performances of 2017

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Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings' final album, Soul of a Woman, is available now. Jacob Blickenstaff /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings' 'Soul Of A Woman' Is A Testament To Fortitude

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