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Intro 4.22.13: Videos from Rihanna, Solange, The Roots and more

Rihanna performs on stage during her "Diamonds" World

Rihanna performs on stage during her "Diamonds" World Tour at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on March 18. 2013. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, file) (Credit: AP)

Rihanna brings her “Diamonds” Tour to Prudential Center Sunday.

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RIHANNA, “Stay.” At Prudential Center Sunday.
SOLANGE KNOWLES, “Losing You.” At “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” Festival at BAM Friday.
VAMPIRE WEEKEND, “Diane Young.” At Roseland Ballroom Sunday
THE ROOTS, “Birthday Girl.” At “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” Festival at BAM Thursday.
BIG BOI, “Apple of My Eye.” At Brooklyn Bowl Wednesday.
KEB' MO, “Closer.” At Westhampton Beach PAC Saturday.
JOHN HAMMOND, “Walking Blues.” At Landmark Theater Saturday.
BILLY BRAGG, “Handyman Blues.” At Town Hall Saturday.
TV ON THE RADIO, “Young Liars.” At “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” Festival at BAM Saturday.
CRIME IN STEREO, “Small Skeletal.” At 89 North Saturday.

Tags: Intro , Rihanna , The Roots , Vampire Weekend , Big Boi , Billy Bragg , Crime in Stereo , TV on the Radio , Solange , John Hammond , Keb’ Mo

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