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All Songs: Nine Creative Musicians You Should Know
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Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of April
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African drumming legend Tony Allen appears on World Cafe. Rama hide caption

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Tony Allen On World Cafe
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Beyond Fela Kuti, The Enduring Appeal Of Afrobeat
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Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen's latest album is titled Secret Agent. Bernard Benant hide caption

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Afrobeat Legend Tony Allen Unleashes A 'Secret Agent'
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The Apples In Stereo, Caribou, Dr. Dog And More
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