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Is Google playing hardball with indie artists?

It's a classic David and Goliath story, with a twist: An indie musician is wrangling with an Internet giant on behalf of indie artists everywhere. But Goliath in this case is Google, and the tech company is squirming a bit in this unaccustomed role. But maybe we all need to rethink how we value the music that animates our lives.

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Issa Rae built an empire of awkward, but she's still not satisfied

With a hit web series and a potential show coming on HBO, comedian Issa Rae is making her akwardness pay off. The Senegalese immigrant to the US says she "didn't know how to be black," and never quite fit in with any group of kids around her. But that's proved to be a gold mine for comedy.

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Issa Rae built an empire of awkward, but she's still not satisfied

With a hit web series and a potential show coming on HBO, comedian Issa Rae is making her akwardness pay off. The Senegalese immigrant to the US says she "didn't know how to be black," and never quite fit in with any group of kids around her. But that's proved to be a gold mine for comedy.

Music

Is Google playing hardball with indie artists?

It's a classic David and Goliath story, with a twist: An indie musician is wrangling with an Internet giant on behalf of indie artists everywhere. But Goliath in this case is Google, and the tech company is squirming a bit in this unaccustomed role. But maybe we all need to rethink how we value the music that animates our lives.