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Paco De Lucia, Modern Superstar Of Flamenco, Dies
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Hear Two Songs From Sekou Kouyate & Joe Driscoll
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Portuguese singer António Zambujo occupies a distinct place in the world of fado, a musical style better known for its female stars. Rita Carmo hide caption

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A Male Singer Shines In A Woman's World
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Before He Joined Congress, A South African Janitor's Disco Past
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Angélique Kidjo's 10th album, Eve, is dedicated to the women of Africa. Pierre Marie Zimmerman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Angélique Kidjo Shouts Out Africa's Women With Funk And Fire
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Angélique Kidjo's new album, Eve, showcases the voices of women from Kenya and her home country of Benin. Pierre Marie Zimmerman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Angélique Kidjo Shares The 'Shiver' Of Hearing A Beautiful Voice
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Angélique Kidjo's new album, Eve, comes out Jan. 28. Pierre Marie Zimmerman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Eve
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Devo meets Davy Crockett: a member of the furry-hatted Ukrainian "folk-punk" band DakhaBrakha onstage Sunday during globalFEST at New York's Webster Hall. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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What Makes globalFEST So Interesting?
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Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan brought her cool, underground electro-pop to globalFEST at Webster Hall in New York City on Jan. 12, 2014. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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Hear Excerpts From Yasmine Hamdan Live At globalFEST 2014
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