Tiny Desk

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Watch the Wu-Tang Clan Drop Bars in This Tiny Desk Concert

The Wu celebrates the 25th anniversary of its debut album with a career-spanning medley and cipher.

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Let Cécile McLorin Salvant's Tiny Desk Set Soothe Your Soul

The Grammy-winning jazz vocalist performs as part of NPR’s intimate concert series. 

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WATCH: T.I. Teams Up With Atlanta Music Project Students for Tiny Desk Set

The Atlanta rapper and actor gave a live-band performance of songs spanning his career.

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WATCH: Yo-Yo Ma Revisits His Very First Cello Piece for Tiny Desk Concert

The Grammy Award-winning cellist turns to the music of Bach for his “ability to speak to our common humanity at a time when our civic conversation is so often focused on division.”

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Let Lalah Hathaway's NPR Tiny Desk Concert Soothe Your Soul

The powerhouse singer performs three songs in the latest edition of NPR’s intimate concert series. 

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Rakim Performs 'Paid in Full' For NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Watch the hip hop pioneer dive into two Eric B. & Rakim classics, plus a new song from the second season of “Luke Cage.”

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GoldLink Brings It Home for Tiny Desk Performance

The “Crew” MC visited his hometown for an intimate set at NPR’s Washington, D.C. headquarters.

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WATCH: Tiny Desk Contest Winner Naia Izumi Shows Off

The virtuoso guitarist and singer performs three original songs for his first Tiny Desk Concert after winning NPR’s contest for emerging artists.

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Meet Your New Fave: Naia Izumi Just Won the 2018 Tiny Desk Contest, And He is Everything

Listen and learn why the Georgia-raised, Los Angeles-based singer and guitarist came out on top.

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WATCH: Big Daddy Kane Gets 'Raw' for Tiny Desk Concert

The “Smooth Operator” delivered a few of his biggest hits for the NPR concert series. 

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WATCH: George Clinton Brings the Funk in This Tiny Desk Concert

Go ahead and put on your headphones.

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WATCH: The Roots and Bilal Tear Up 'It Ain't Fair' for NPR Tiny Desk Performance

Questlove, Bilal, Black Thought and more crammed behind the series’ eponymous tiny desk in Washington D.C. to perform their song from the “Detroit” soundtrack.

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Chance the Rapper Premieres New Poem, Covers Stevie Wonder for 'Tiny Desk' Show

The Chicago rapper and philanthropist broke up his semi-acoustic performance for NPR’s concert series by reciting the just-written “The Other Side.” 

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WATCH: Your New Favorite Group Kills NPR Tiny Desk Performance

New Orleans-based Tank and the Bangas plays a mix of soul, hip-hop and jazz bright enough to illuminate even the dreariest of days.