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  1. Smif-N-Wessun: Tiny Desk Concert
    Brooklyn-bred hip-hop duo Smif-N-Wessun – consisting of partners in rhyme, Steele and Tek – illuminated the Tiny Desk with their signature, 80-proof poetry: straight, no chaser. More....
  2. GoGo Penguin: Tiny Desk Concert
    This trio has become a reference point of their own for new school instrumentalists, a coveted achievement for any jazz group, though their appeal stretches far outside the jazz ecosystem. More....
  3. Hobo Johnson: Tiny Desk Concert
    While this Sacramento, Calif. band didn't win this year's Tiny Desk contest, their video entry, for the song "Peach Scones," was among the more memorable we've ever seen. More....
  4. Jupiter & Okwess: Tiny Desk Concert
    Jupiter Bokondji and his band Okwess play music that feels both African and American, with Jupiter's early musical tastes inspired by The Jackson 5, James Brown and the sounds of Motown. More....
  5. Kalbells: Tiny Desk Concert
    The band makes life-affirming music that singer Kalmia Traver created over the past few years, filled with the triumph of being cancer free. More....
  6. George Li: Tiny Desk Concert
    Watch the young Harvard grad dispatch some of the most "knuckle-busting" piano repertoire with uncommon panache and precision. More....
  7. Tech N9ne Feat. Krizz Kaliko: Tiny Desk Concert
    Two of Kansas City's finest — and indie hip-hop's trailblazers — deliver a dose of Strange Music. More....
  8. T.I.: Tiny Desk Concert
    In the fifteen years since he released Trap Muzik, Tip Harris has reinvented himself a thousand times over. But the stories he recounts from that era make his Tiny Desk a memorable one. More....
  9. Dermot Kennedy: Tiny Desk Concert
    Backed for the first time ever by members of the Howard Gospel Choir, the Irish singer-songwriter shows off a voice built to fill stadiums in more ways than one. More....
  10. Camp Cope: Tiny Desk Concert
    The Australian band uses tiny moments of introspection to illuminate life's bewildering, terrifying, isolating aspects — especially as they apply to women. More....