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Aamir Ame co-wrote the viral hit "Dead Eye," a tribute to Kashmiris whose eyesight was damaged by pellet guns used by security forces to quell demonstrations. He calls it his first "political" song. Syed Shahriyar hide caption

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A New Generation Of Kashmir Rappers Vents Its Rage In The Valley

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Les Amazones d'Afrique's new album is called République Amazone. Tiago Augusto/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Les Amazones D'Afrique Envision A World Of Gender Equality

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The Indian vocalist Kishori Amonkar and tabla player Zakir Hussain posing at an awards ceremony in Mumbai, India in February 2016. Amonkar died on April 3, 2017 at age 84. STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cuban drummer Yissy García is one of Betto Arcos' travel finds. Larisa López/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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DJ Betto Arcos Shares Essential Songs From His Travels In Cuba

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Ahmed (left) and Hasan Alzuabi perform at Sound Stage Studios in Nashville. Ann Powers/NPR hide caption

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World Cafe Nashville: Ahmed And Hasan Alzuabi

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Afro-Venezuelan singer Betsayda Machado, performing at globalFEST in New York City in January. Kevin Yatarola/Courtesy of globalFEST hide caption

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Betsayda Machado y Parranda El Clavo, Live In Concert

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