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In "Waidio," singer Khaira Arby insists that women must be free to pursue their own happiness. Chris Nolan hide caption

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Waidio

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Beenie Man performs at SumFest in Montego Bay, Jamaica, this past July. Suki MacDonald Kapahi/Summerfest Productions hide caption

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Reggae SumFest Thrives Despite Violence In Jamaica

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Audio Only: Ana Tijoux's Tiny Desk Concert

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Caravan Palace: Swinging To Electro Beats

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Rana Santacruz offers up a wonderful new spin on an old tune. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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