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· October, 2013

Stories about Music from October, 2013

Documentary Explores 90s Rap Culture in Sao Paulo

Legendary Indian Playback Singer Manna Dey Dies

Dey recorded more than 4,000 songs between 1942 and 2013, and was famous for his playback work recording songs for hundreds of movies for actors to lip sync to.

VIDEO: Angola's Kuduro as an Urban Phenomenon

Central Asia's Presidents: Political Stalwarts and Musical Softies

Some presidents in Central Asian countries sing, dance, and play musical instruments. When they fail to impress their populations, however, people sing against them.

USA: Elevating Young Asian Voices in Immigration Reform Debate

Remembering and Reviving Vietnam's Ca Tru Singing

Dandin.me: Encompassing the Emerging Talent in the Middle East

Video: Colombian Artists Sing in Solidarity With Farmers

Although protests and road blocks have stopped, the farmers' struggle for land rights continues.

Mashrou’ Leila Is Back on Stage to #OccupyArabPop

Lebanese indie band Mashrou' Leila is taking the Arab world by storm. Ahmed Medien looks at how the band is using social media to reach out to audiences.

Mexico City Gears Up for 2013 Corona Capital Music Festival

Using the hashtag #CC13, Mexicans express their excitement on Twitter for the Corona Capital 2013 music festival where Travis, Stereophonics and Miles Kane, among others, will perform.

Video: Anti-fascist Solidarity from Turkey to Greece

Chilean Singer Ana Tijoux Raps Against TPP

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