Vusi Mahlasela's new album, a live recording of his 20th-anniversary show in Johannesburg, is titled Sing to the People. Erik Forster /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Two Decades On, Vusi Mahlasela Still Sings 'To The People'

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It's A Trap! 7 New Songs That Will Capture You

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Sunny Jain (center, with drum) leads Red Baraat. The band's latest album, Shruggy Ji, came out this month. Erin Patrice O'Brien/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Red Baraat: A Bhangra-Powered Party Starter

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Fatoumata Diawara and some of her musical collaborators on "Voices United for Mali" at a press conference held in Bamako, Mali on Jan. 17, 2013. Moustapha Diallo/courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Discoveries From globalFEST 2013

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Kayhan Kalhor & Erdal Erzincan: globalFEST 2013

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Stephane Wrembel: globalFEST 2013

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Christine Salem Live From Webster Hall (full concert audio)

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Oliver Mtukudzi Live From Webster Hall (full concert audio)

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La Shica: globalFEST 2013

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Fatoumata Diawara Live From Webster Hall (full concert audio)

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Barcelona-born guitarist José Luis Montón draws from classical influences, including Baroque music, in his flamenco compositions. Dániel Vass/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Global Village' Presents New Sounds From Spain

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Rapper Amkoullel had one of his songs banned by Mali's government, which controls the southern part of the country. It's even worse in the north, where militants linked to al-Qaida have outlawed virtually all music. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Despite Censorship, Mali's Musicians Play On

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