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GoldLink: Tiny Desk Concert

The D.C. rapper brought quite the crew to his Tiny Desk performance.
Goldlink performs a Tiny Desk Concert on May 3, 2018 (Claire Harbage/NPR). Source: Claire Harbage

GoldLink is a man of the people. As a D.C. native, the skinny, stylish rapper acted as if his Tiny Desk performance was a family reunion and took the opportunity to invite everybody and their cousin in as his guests.

To mark the"Dark Skin Women" from 2015's and finally "Some Girl" and "Pray Everyday (Survivor's Guilt)" from 2017's But instead of the usual Steve Lacy or Kaytranada-aided beats, Link delivered his verses accompanied by a smooth six-piece band and two velvet-voiced singers. (Link's longtime producer Louie Lastic plays bass for the entire set.)

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