Meet Huhroon, a Minneapolis poet-turned-rapper who reaches for creativity

In a regular series of features, we’re inviting Minnesota artists to introduce themselves to our audience. Today: Huhroon, a Minneapolis-based rapper whose experience as a poet and singer shine in his emotive music. Check out his latest release ICEPACK. My name is Haroon Rasheed. I got started as an artist by doing slam poetry and spoken word when I was…

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The Chart Show Hall of Fame

The Chart Show

When a song stays on The Chart Show's chart for more than 10 weeks, we retire it from the poll and it enters the very prestigious Chart Show Hall of Fame.

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ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dead at age 72

Dusty Hill of ZZ Top In Concert - Austin, Texas

One-third of the Texas blues-rock mainstay ZZ Top has died. Dusty Hill, the band's bassist and one of its vocalists, was 72 years old, and according to his bandmates died at his home in Houston.

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The Current Sessions®

LUMP perform songs from 'Animal' in virtual session

LUMP - Virtual Session

LUMP--the collaborative project between Laura Marling and Tunng's Mike Lindsay--join The Current to play songs from their sophomore record, Animal. The duo catch up with The Current's Jill Riley about how they came together, the freedoms of exploring a new sound in this project, and the 8 foot tall tulle puppet Laura's been working on.

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Prince: The Story of 1999

The Current Morning Show Features

Coffee Break: New Music Friday

Prince performing onstage under a spotlight

There's an abundance of new music that dropped today, including new albums from, Prince, Billie Eilish, Bleachers, and more. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what New Music Friday releases do you want to hear?

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Today in Music History: Happy Birthday, Kate Bush

The Troggs had a big hit with 'Wild Thing'; Andy Gibb was record-buyers' everything with a hit single; Steve Winwood rolled with a late-80s chart topper; Billy Bragg helped spread goodwill and guitars to the incarcerated; and Kate Bush was born, Today in Music History.

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