Read Baba Salah: A Malian Musician Speaks To His Nation's Displaced
March 21, 2013 – Salah plays at a club in the capital where people gather to relax and "see images other than war."
Watch Molotov, Live In Concert
Read The Mali 100, Presented By Afropop Worldwide
Watch Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill: Tiny Desk Concert
Watch Exiled From Iran, A Singer Makes The Case For Beauty
February 28, 2013 – Strict laws made it impossible for the singer, Hani, to pursue her dream in her home country.
Read Turning A Glacier Into A Tuba: Ice Music From Norway
February 24, 2013 – Playing frozen instruments requires a sculptor for every performance and lots of improvisation.
Watch Music's New 'Real Ambassadors'
Read 'China's Leonard Cohen' Calls Out Political Corruption
February 18, 2013 – The eccentric singer's lyrics address food scandals, forced housing demolitions and abuses of power.
Watch Haitian Musicians Get By With A Little Help From Their Friends
February 17, 2013 – Natural disasters have wracked the tiny nation, inspiring a few survivors to speak out in song.
Watch Sidi Touré: Magic Music From Mali KEXP
Read Festival In The Desert On World Cafe WXPN
Read Reissued And Relevant, Marcos Valle's '70s Bossa Nova Returns
February 5, 2013 – Four of the Brazilian singer-songwriter's classic records are being re-released this week.
Read First Listen: Ballake Sissoko, 'At Peace'
Read Two Decades On, Vusi Mahlasela Still Sings 'To The People'
January 24, 2013 – The South African singer's new recording is a live concert featuring his most powerful anthems.
Listen It's A Trap! 7 New Songs That Will Capture You