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The nominees in this year's two "global music" categories for the Grammys include (from left): Burna Boy and WizKid (both from Nigeria), Benin superstar Angelique Kidjo, Hawaii's Daniel Ho and Femi Kuti (he's also Nigerian). Kevin Winter, Tristan Fewings, Ilya S. Savenok, Jason Merritt and Kristy Sparow/Getty Images hide caption

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Femi (right) and Made Kuti (left) Optimus Dammy/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Femi & Made Kuti on World Cafe

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Hayley Williams. Her surprise new solo album, Flowers for Vases – descanos, is on our list of the best new albums out on Feb. 5. Lindsey Byrnes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 10 Albums Out On Feb. 5

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Josh Ritter (top left, credit: Laura Wilson), Lukas Nelson & The Promise Of The Real (top right, credit: Jacob Blickenstaff), Femi Kuti & The Positive Force (bottom left, credit: Optimus Danny), Bermuda Triangle (bottom right, credit: Harvey Hale) Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Femi Kuti in Concert on All Songs Considered - 07/13/2007

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Femi Kuti and Seun Anikulapo-Kuti. Julien Mignot; Kelechi Amadiobi/Courtesy of Knitting Factory Records hide caption

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Femi And Seun Kuti Keep Their Father's Rebellious Beat

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Femi Kuti and Seun Anikulapo-Kuti. Julien Mignot; Kelechi Amadiobi/Courtesy of Knitting Factory Records hide caption

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Femi And Seun Kuti Keep Their Father's Rebellious Beat

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Femi Kuti And Positive Force: Making A Statement

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Like his father Fela, Femi Kuti puts African politics front and center in his music. Julien Mignot/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nigerian Star Femi Kuti Talks Politics And Music

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Like his father Fela, Femi Kuti puts African politics front and center in his music. Julien Mignot/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nigerian Star Femi Kuti Talks Politics And Music

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