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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Carnival season is already over in Trinidad and Tobago, but we're sure we're going to be seeing some wining to Machel Montano's "Ministry of Road" come Labor Day in New York. Getty Images Latin America hide caption

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The faithful follow penitentes — lay members of a Catholic brotherhood — to Mass at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Santa Cruz, N.M., on Holy Thursday in 2013. Brian Snyder/Reuters/Corbis hide caption

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Rupa and the April Fishes' latest release, Live at the Independent, was recorded in concert at a San Francisco Walk Against Rape fundraiser. Denis Beaumont/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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