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· February, 2017

Stories about Music from February, 2017

Haitian-American Singing Sensations Team Up Just In Time for Women's History Month

A soul/jazz/Haitian creole melody mashup by two accomplished female performers just in time for Women's History Month in March? What's not to love?

Kenyan President's #DabChallenge Backfires After Critics Create #DabOfShame

"Kenyans are suffering with this drought and all we are asked to do is dab #DabOfShame"

Should Brazil Boycott Traditional Carnival Songs With Sexist and Racist Overtones?

"Leaving this song out doesn't make the party less fun and we manage to have a gathering where everyone can really enjoy themselves."

Trinidad & Tobago's Carnival 2017 Playlist: Part 2

An opinionated mini-guide to the music that's setting Trinidad and Tobago's Carnival celebrations alight this year, Part Two.

Trinidad & Tobago's Carnival 2017 Playlist: Part 1

An opinionated mini-guide to the music that's setting Trinidad and Tobago's Carnival celebrations alight this year.

Is Rap Making a Comeback in Uzbekistan?

“I’ll confess that I was only half certain that they would even let us hold the competition.”

Listen to the Tranquil Sounds of the Jetigen, One of Central Asia's Forgotten Instruments

The instrument was once popular across the Turkic world, but its present stronghold is the Russian Republic of Khakassia.

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