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    Anik Khan

    As long as Anik Khan keeps making songs, you'll know when an Anik Khan song comes on. His voice is a thing of unmistakable beauty, huge bellows soaring over electronic production. Most of his music is melodic, but as Khan shows on "Obsession" and his previous cut "Saul Bellow," he's perfectly capable of breaking off a bar or 16.

    The Bengali-born, Queens-raised rapper linked up with us for a Daily Discovery earlier this month. He said his immigrant roots "are definitely the cement to my hip-hop foundation. I just took what I related to from that and added the world hip-hop hasn’t been accustomed to hearing. Keeping my Bengali roots a part of the sound, but also involving my West Indian influences, it only shows how far hip-hop has come."