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K'NAAN

The product of a creative family, K'NAAN fled Mogadishu with his family at age 13. After learning English, partly by immersing himself in the classic hip-hop albums of the '90s, he came to prominence in 1999 with a spoken word performance at the Unit...
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K-OS

K-os' socially aware raps and heartfelt melodies captured the imagination of the widest range of music fans and critics on his debut Exit. So what does he do for an encore? On Joyful Rebellion, the much anticipated follow-up, k-os elevates his clever...
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K.O. and OD Hunte

Flipping the script from his other collaborative project, Ten Days Till, (which saw placements in American Pie 6 Beta House, EA Sports NBA Live 07 and Paula Abdul's Hey Paula, and which saw OD and Lifford ...
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Kalawang

Giant Step is pleased to present a new take on the classic Jingo. Inspired by Olatunji, Santana and Candido, the track is a meeting of some of New York's music heavyweights. It features the production and drum programming skills of producer legend Ro...
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Kanye West

No matter who you are or where you lived in 2004 - if you owned a radio, television, computer or CD player, you felt Kanye West's presence. Since the release of his 3 million selling, critically acclaimed-debut 'The College Dropout,' the Chicago-born...
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Karina Zeviani

Karina Zeviani is a New York based Brazilian singer /songwriter whose sound blends the textures of brazilian traditions and the urban electric electronics. Karina grew up in Jaboticabal (country side of Sao Paulo), Brazil. When she was 15 she left he...
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Karmin

In April of 2011, Karmin’s Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan ignited the blogosphere when they posted a cover of Chris Brown’s “Look At Me Now” on YouTube. The clip instantly went viral, racking up millions of views after being Tweeted by such hi...
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Kaskade

For Kaskade, it's all about love. "It's that simple," says the California-based producer, songwriter and DJ. "And from that love comes the music," he says. The proof is in Dynasty, Kaskade's sixth album, a 12-track journey where love has never...
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Kat Graham

Born in Geneva, Switzerland, Kat Graham stepped into the entertainment industry at the ripe age of six. From then until she was 14, she could be found in commercials and popular television shows. A diligent student of the arts, Kat began to further h...
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Kat Webb

Kat Webb is an Austin, TX-born soul singer, but confining genres definitely aren't her style. Since graduating Yale University in 2007 with a degree in English and substantial training with the Yale School of Music, Webb has resided in Brooklyn, NY, ...
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Kate Nash

At just 20 years old Kate Nash is taking the U.K. by storm and now has her eyes set on America. It's been quite a year for the young singer from suburban Harrow, U.K. who wrote most of her debut U.K. release while recuperating from a broken foot aft...
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Katy B

The maker of Katy On A Mission is not a celestial alien. She's a small, friendly and alarmingly pretty Peckham lass who is joined by her mentor and producer Geeneus, the co-owner of the legendary London pirate radio station Rinse FM in East Lo...
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Katy Perry

Up-and-coming singer-songwriter Katy Perry has been wowing fans and critics alike with her big voice, sassy attitude, and feisty, confessional songs like "Ur So Gay," the title track of her new EP, which will be released by Capitol Records on Novembe...
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K’Jon

K'Jon, a Detroit, Michigan native, cut his chops grooming local artists as a producer and songwriter, eventually releasing two indie solo projects while being sought by other stars to booster their offerings, including K'Jon's appearance on a hit son...
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Keane

Not many British bands these days have more than one album, which sells a million copies, let alone three. Fewer still manage to replicate - and maintain - that success outside the UK. And only a tiny number are able to continually develop their soun...
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Kelis

Harlem-bred vocalist Kelis left her parents' home at 16, but continued her education at the famed Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. 2 years later with the support of producers The Neptunes, she landed herself a rec...
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Kendrick Scott Oracle

In the relatively short span of ten years, drummer and composer Kendrick Scott has established himself as an artist of great versatility and depth. Having toured and recorded with such luminaries as Terence Blanchard, Herbie Hancock, the Crusaders an...
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Kenna

Lives changed and futures were redirected when a copy of U2's Joshua Tree found its way into the hands of Kenna the eldest son of an immigrant Ethiopian family that relocated to Virginia Beach. Kenna was inspired by the melodies and messages of the I...
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Kenny Summit

Few have been able to make a steady living as a full time international nightclub DJ without a slew of chart topping tracks under their sleeve. A feat Kenny Summit has been able to pull off for nearly two decades. Only in recent years has Kenny mad...
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Keren Ann

Over the course of four previous records - including Not Going Anywhere (2003) and Nolita (2004) - New York and Paris-based artist Keren Ann has racked up accolades for original compositions that put a fresh perspective on the age-old a...
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Kerli

All you need to know about 21-year-old singer-songwriter Kerli is contained in the songs to her debut Island Def Jam album, Love Is Dead.

Born in Elva, Estonia, a tiny, then-Soviet occupied town of 5,000 people in the forest, Kerli gr...
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Kero One

Former web designer by day and rapper/producer/DJ by night, Kero One, stands as a true testament to the do-it-yourself success story. His early career was marked by endless hours of researching, cold calling, and networking to gain exposure for his d...
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Kevin Michael

There are artists who've got something, and there are artists who've got it, and upon hearing his voice for the first time, it's obvious that Kevin Michael is firmly in the latter category. With an irresistible blend of soul, funk, r&b and po...
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Khari Cabral

Affectionately known as 'the prince of Soul Bossa,' Khari Cabral is a man with many talents and opportunities. His father is a successful businessman and philanthropist and his mother is one of academia's most admired leaders. But rather than pursue ...
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Kim Hill

So when Justin Timberlake does the beat box and sings with Al Green, he suddenly has street cred? Disney must have stock in hip-hop because the mouseketeers got hard all of a sudden... Please don't be puzzled by my concern, after all music is in a s...
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Kindred The Family Soul

Here before us: A soul-filled expression of yin and yang, feminine day force meeting masculine night force, strength and sensitivity coexisting within a divine collaboration sprung from love. Homegrown Philadelphia duo Kindred makes the music of two ...
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King Britt

Rarely will you find a talent whose vision supersedes the boundaries of genre, until you have met King Britt. This Philadelphia native has found a way to escape the boundaries of a single category of music by expressing his creations through deep ho...
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Kings Go Forth

The American music underground is having what you might call a Kings Go Forth moment. Need proof? Over the past year, their seven inch singles set the soul blogs swooning and became instant collectors items. Legendary producer Tom Moulton called them...
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Kirk Whalum

Kirk's primal connection to soul comes naturally. He was born in Memphis, musical home of Otis, Sam and Elvis...in that order. His history there is part of what connects him so deeply to the music of Donny Hathaway. "If you think about how I got star...
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Kneebody

Kneebody's sound is... explosive rock energy paralleled with high-level nuanced chamber ensemble playing, with highly wrought compositions that are balanced with adventurous no-holds-barred improvising. All "sounds-like" references can be set aside; ...
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Kon

Raised by music loving parents, Kon's been digging in record crates since 76, djing since 85, and spinning in clubs since 91. He's one half of Kon & Amir, who released the acclaimed On Track and Off Track series on BBE Records, introducing rar...
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Kon And Amir

In this world of thugged out R & B singers, pop musicians powdered with make-up to cover up their lack of talent and cookie cutter rap albums, one has to ask: where is the good music? Has it been decimated into the repetitive play lists of radio and ...
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Koop

Emerging from Stockholm's inventive jazz scene in the late 1990s, Koop drew immediate notoriety for their unique and passionate musical fusion. 'Waltz For Koop,' the duo's second album, established Koop as true pioneers, unafraid to blend diverse st...
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Kraak And Smaak

Breaks in the States will never be the same after leading Dutch trio, Kraak & Smaak, bring their massively musical debut full-length stateside. Oscar de Jong, Mark Kneppers and Wim Plug's much-lauded work, Boogie Angst, has already garnered p...
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Kris Bowers

Pianist Kris Bowers is one of the newest and brightest lights on the jazz landscape. Schooled in jazz and classical music, raised amid the rap and hip-hop of the 1990s, inspired by the cinematic power of the great film composers of recent deca...
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Kristina Train

Hearing Kristina Train for the first time is nothing less than a revelation: her sunny, easygoing demeanor and youthful good looks belie the heart-wrenching power of her voice. Train's Blue Note debut, Spilt Milk, is urbane and soulful, lush i...
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Krystale

Krystale, a Montrealer with dominican roots, is a 21 year-old with a musical ear and a talent for composition that far exceeds her years. Her raspy voice has often been compared with Fiona Apple, Sarah McLachlan and Norah Jones, but what makes her st...
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Krystale & Kaytradamus

Krystale, a Canadian artist with Dominican roots based in Montreal, is a 21 year old with a musical ear and a talent for composition that far exceeds her years. Her raspy voice has often been compared with Fiona Apple, Sarah McLachlan and Norah Jones...
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KT Tunstall

The last three years have changed me as an artist," says KT Tunstall. "My bar has been raised. I've realized what's possible through making an album, touring behind it with a band, seeing how that album can turn into something else on stage, and how ...
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Kudu

Kudu are Sylvia Gordon and Deantoni "D" Parks. Their music is raw, powerful, darkly melodic and, strange but true, utterly poptastic. Call it "last party before you die" music. Far gone diva singer. Manic drums. Synth lines that hum, moan and di...
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KUKU

Once a basketball-playing schoolboy in Lagos, Nigeria, dreaming about NBA success in the United States. Now in America, once a minimum wage fast food worker, warehouse laborer, club bouncer working to attain a college degree. Once a soldier in the Un...
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Kyle Eastwood

Kyle Eastwood's first memories of music are of jazz. Jazz was the only music he listened to for the first ten years of his life, thanks to his father Clint Eastwood's lifelong appreciation for the genre. The two attended the Monterey Jazz Festival re...
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Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue is a phenomenon of truly international proportions. To date she has released seven albums, five long-play videos, in addition to the Greatest Hits double album and video package, live album and video and 34 singles throughout the world,...
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