Hailing from the northern deserts of Mali, Tamikrest released its debut album, Adagh, in 2010. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nneka and her crew performed on Jon Kertzer's show, "The Best Ambiance," on KEXP in Seattle. Jim Beckmann hide caption

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Nneka's World Cafe appearance includes music from Concrete Jungle, her first U.S. release. Photo courtesy of artist hide caption

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