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Kemba's latest album, Gilda, is out now. Logan Poe/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Through Grief and Growing Pains, Kemba Creates 'Gilda'

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Common's latest album, Let Love, tackles love, forgiveness and coping with past trauma. Claire Harbage and Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Common Takes Time To Heal On 'Let Love'

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Meek Mill addresses supporters outside of a Philadelphia courthouse on Aug. 27 following a hearing in which the 12-year-old criminal case against him was finally resolved. Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images hide caption

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Kendrick Lamar performs at the 2015 BET Awards in Los Angeles. Christopher Polk/Getty Images for BET hide caption

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Both Party And Protest, 'Alright' Is The Sound Of Black Life's Duality

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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Jay Z at Roc Nation's Manhattan headquarters on August 14, announcing a partnership between the sports league and the rapper's entertainment company. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Roc Nation hide caption

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