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Laser focus. Current GRAMMY nominee Salaam Remi keeps his eye on the prize during a performance on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on Jan. 7 in Burbank, Calif.

Sergio Mendes and Antonio Carlos Jobim strolling the streets on Manhattan in 1962.

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In my future, I want this quote hanging up in my Beauty and the Beast sized library.

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"Well, if you look at all of the cultures in America, this is a great opportunity for us to really get acquainted with the rest of the world. America is the only place you can do that, but we don't have sense enough to take advantage of that." - eryka badu

kim gordon | ... thought, “Well, why not? Nothing else has worked.” - Kim Gordon

Robert Plant

"I firmly believe that any artist who becomes famous through their work (be it music, motion pictures or any other) does not have any moral obligation to satisfy the curiosity of journalists, fans or any members of the public about their private lives, or anything else that does not have any direct reflection on their work. My work, whether perceived as good, bad, or indifferent, speaks for itself." ~Astrud Gilberto

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Children are made readers in the laps of their parents.

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