The Midnight Hour

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Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad were already superstar producers and musicians in their own right before teaming up as The Midnight Hour.

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In this special edition of Private Playlist, Younge and Muhammad reflect on the music that’s currently giving them communion, inspiration, and release amidst the uprisings.

Private Playlist: Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad on finding solace in Gil Scott-Heron

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