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Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman introduces us to the music of Mamer from Xinjiang province in northwestern China. Mamer plays China-grass, which like American bluegrass music, has ancient roots and homespun appeal

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit: Corneille

The World's Lisa Mullins meets international musician, Corneille. His life story spreads out across three continents � Germany, Rwanda and Canada, and he's just put out his first album in English.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: praCh Ly

Corey Takahashi profiles U.S.-based rapper, �praCh� Ly, who has become known as the voice of Cambodian refugee rap. And it all began with a CD he made on a karaoke machine in his parents' garage.

Arts, Culture & Media

Israeli rock

For our Global Hit we turn to Matthew Bell who's usually on the foreign policy beat, but who also has a strong interest in music. wanted to find out what people are listening to in Israel. He visited a CD shop in Tel Aviv and asked the owner.

Arts, Culture & Media

Calypso Rose

Sixty-nine year old Calypso Rose is the queen of Calypso music. She was born in Tobago and her legacy looms large throughout the Caribbean. Earlier this year, anchor Marco Werman had the chance to meet her in her adopted home of Jamaica, New York.