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  • 7 years ago

    Though this Somalian-born singer-­songwriter shares a few vocal similarities with Shakira, she does have a distinctive style. Not unlike the Colombian pop star, Saba mixes traditional elements from her native country with contemporary European...

  • 7 years ago

    A brilliant South African warrior and king in the 18th century, the legendary Shaka Zulu was one of the great unifiers of his nation — but he was also a strong-willed, vengeful man who was ultimately murdered by his own half-brothers, one of...

  • 8 years ago

    Despite years of speculation about an Os Mutantes reunion concert, it didn't happen until almost 30 years after the legendary Brazilian psych-rockers' final lineup broke up in 1978. In fall 2006, three of Mutantes' original members — br...

  • 8 years ago

    Sometimes referred to as the Mexican Radiohead, the seasoned veterans of Mexico City's Café Tacuba have stuck together for nearly two decades thanks to an uncompromising vision that's consistently incorporating new influences, from hip-hop ...

  • 8 years ago

    Chicago-based DJ Felix Da Housecat takes a journey back to disco with his new release Virgo Blaktro and the Movie­disco, navigating through various sonic textures from that bygone era. Felix carefully researched the genre when it was at its hi...

  • 8 years ago

    After six years of relentless touring, Malian guitarist Habib Koité's latest recording again draws upon his native roots. Opener "Namania," an ode to a dark-skinned girl who triggers Koité's memories of times gone by, perfectly syncs...