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5 new female world music singers you should hear (Niasony @ CBC)

by Niasony
Aug 26, 2013

PHOTO (La Yegros, YouTube; design by Samantha Smith/CBC Music)

With the pantheon of world music divas including powerful singers like Angelique Kidjo, Cesaria Evora and Lila Downs, you can imagine how some might stick with the tried and true and miss out on up-and-comers. But we’re not going to let that happen.

Here are five singers less known and recorded than the aforementioned divas. Let us know what you think of these five emerging artists — and, for that matter, if you know of other rising stars to watch.

Niasony OkomoLa YegrosAnelis AssumpçãoAline MoralesCucu Diamantes [...]


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