Global Hit

A daily spotlight on international musical artists and trends. Created by host Marco Werman, the Global Hit features interviews with musicians, critics and deejays around the globe. Subscribe to the podcast: RSS iTunes

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit Hmong Hip-Hop

Correspondent Marisa Helms profiles a hip-hop artist from Minnesota's ethnic Hmong community. Tou Saiko Lee is using his music...and traditions from Hmong culture to get the young people in his community to vote.

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit - B'itzma

In Guatemala a majority of the population is Maya Indian. For centuries they have been excluded from national political and economic life, but today they're finding their voice in music. Reporter Mary Stucky profiles the Guatemalan rock band B'itzma.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit

Buddy Holly's death in a plane crash 50 years ago was a shock to music fans. And not just in the US. The World's Gerry Hadden gets European fans to share their memories of Buddy Holly.

Global Politics

From the jungle to the stage

The World's Marco Werman tells us about a program in Colombia called Canta Conmigo. It's a government program that provides music instruction to former guerilla fighters to reintegrate them into peaceful society.

Global Politics

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman takes us to Bogota, Colombia. Richard Blair is a British expat whose dance band has enjoyed a lot of success. Now he's harnessing that success for a cause -- saving the homes of indigenous people in northern Colombia.