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Angelique Kidjo and Peter Buffet Speak to the Future of Africa on "A Song for Everyone"

Modiba | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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On her new single, "A Song for Everyone," a collaboration with Emmy-award-winning musician and producer Peter Buffet, Angelique Kidjo makes music the weapon.

Tribecastan In Manhattan Unleashes Uzbek Lutes, Pakistani Taxi Horns, And Six Foot Shepherd's Pipes

Modiba | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Welcome to Tribecastan, a country without borders tucked away in a corner of downtown Manhattan.

Kuduro: "Hard Ass" Beats From Angola

Modiba | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Forget Baile Funk. Make way for Angola's pulse-pounding Kuduro music. Spurring a new ghetto-born movement, Kuduro, or "hard-ass" in Portuguese, is set to take over nightclubs across the globe.

GlobalFEST 2009: A Polyrhythmic, Multi-Linguistic, Hip-Shattering Party In New York

Modiba | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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This Sunday's GlobalFEST will provide a space for promising artists to show their stuff to world music industry types, and in the mean time, throw a polyrhythmic, multi-linguistic, hip-shattering party.

BLK JKS: International Music-Makers On The Rise (VIDEO)

Modiba | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Buzz-worthy afro-rock band, BLK JKS, are too big for one continent to hold. With an uber-hip look that seems just as essential as the music, the Johannesburg-based band is making waves worldwide.