About 350 musicians and even more spectators gathered on the steps of the Brooklyn Public Library on June 21 for the NPR Music-commissioned premiere of Sunny Jain's 100+ BPM. Polina Yamshchikov for NPR hide caption

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Paul Van Haver, better known as Stromae, has already captured the European music market. Now, he's setting his sights on the U.S. Dati Bendo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80's new album, A Long Way to the Beginning, comes out May 27. Johann Sauty/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Composer and drummer Sunny Jain, the founder of Red Baraat, is writing 100 BPM as a commission from NPR Music. Wills Glasspiegal/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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