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Twin Cities Come-Up: new hip-hop and R&B you can discover right at home

Twin Cities hip hop and R&B artists on the come up

With everyone social distancing and staying at home, it's still possible to discover and listen to great artists online. Although it would be great to hear these artists live, Jeffrey Bissoy shares music from nine hip-hop and R&B artists you can enjoy right where you are.

Listen to 'Life on Fire,' a new song from Mapache

Mapache press photo

Sam Blasucci and Clay Finch form the cosmic California country duo Mapache. On March 20, Mapache released 'From Liberty Street,' their debut album on Yep Roc Records. Watch the official video for 'LIfe On Fire,' one of the lead tracks from the new album.

Artists: Send us your virtual concert listings

Erik Stromstad live video switching

With many venues closing temporarily due to caution against spreading COVID-19, many artists are streaming concerts from non-traditional locations -- homes, practice spaces, hotel rooms -- and The Current wants to help music curious fans find those concerts. Please enter your information below and we'll assemble a virtual gig list.

Music on TV this week: HAIM; Thundercat; Rachael and Vilray; encore from Coldplay

HAIM performing on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

Artists heard on The Current are frequently featured on TV programs, and we've gathered the listings in one convenient place for you. See the complete listings and find performance videos as the week progresses for a curated listening experience. You can also subscribe to receive the week's schedule in your inbox to plan your TV viewing around music.