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Algerian Rai Music

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Algerian Rai Music

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Algerian Rai Music

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NPR's Kate Seeyle reports on Algeria's homegrown music known as "Rai" — North Africa's version of rhythm and blues — that has survived despite attempts by Islamic fundamentalists to stamp it out.