Jamaican reggae star, Claudius "Kingman" Linton, is making a comeback, even though Tropical Storm Gustav has destroyed his Jamaican home.
World music superstar Angelique Kidjo was asked, "what's on your iPod?" The answers sparked questions and the mystery of the tune Habibi was pursued.
Where else but Italy could a Capuchin monk sing religion-infused heavy metal songs -- with the blessing of his superiors -- and become a national celebrity?
Seun Kuti is leader of his band, Egypt 80 -- their new CD, called "Seun Kuti & Fela's Egypt 80," is Seun's first collection of original songs.
Randy Newman performs a few numbers from his new record -- "Harps and Angels," and mixes in some politics too.
Historic recordings by West African musicians are compiled in a new CD called "Living is Hard: West African Music in Britain, 1927 - 1929."
Singer and songwriter Amos Lee talks about the special blend of Folk/Soul music exemplified in his latest CD, 'Last Days at the Lodge.'
DJ Spooky, Derek Chilcote Bacco and Lawrence Lessig on digital media remix and mash-ups and why current copyright law is absurd.
The southeast coast of the African continent offers a rich and varied musical experience, showing its influences from regions near and far.
Celine Dion wins the dubious honor of world's worst song cover -- of AC/DC's "You Shook Me All Night Long" -- despite some stiff competition.