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King Sunny Ade in Studio on World Cafe 9/17/2009

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King Sunny Ade: True Juju Royalty

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Exclusive First Listen: Poncho Sanchez

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In 1991, Sukhbaatar Amarmandakh, known as Amraa, started the country's first techno rap band, Har Sarnai, or Black Rose. Shown here in Ulan Bator, the Mongolian capital, Amraa incorporates Mongolian musical traditions into his hip-hop songs. Ariana Lindquist for NPR hide caption

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A New Beat Gives Young Mongolia A Voice, Identity

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Bon Iver's Justin Vernon Returns With The Volcano Choir, Music From Senegal And More

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Fire Up The Grill, But Don't Forget The Vinyl

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Baaba Maal: A Griot In The Electronic Age

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Calypso Rose in Concert at globalFEST 2009

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