PRI's The World: Global Hit
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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.
||CleanThe Ukrainian connection in DJ Shadow and Run the Jewels' new music video||It's much more than just a bunch of gray-suited politicians taking swings at each other. Although it's that, too.||6 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIron Maiden and Turkish folk music? That's what inspires this musician.||The island of Crete is a crossroads for migrants and refugees. It's there that musician Stelios Petrakis finds his inspiration.||6 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA musician's view of growing up in a border town||Adrian Quesada grew up in Laredo, Texas — minutes from Mexico. He's a bilingual musician with his Latin rock band, The Echocentrics, performing tunes in Spanish and English.||1 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRemembering the king of Latin pop — Mexico's Juan Gabriel||A pop performer known for his flamboyancy on stage, prolific songwriting and bestselling tunes, Juan Gabriel died over the weekend of a heart attack. He was 66.||29 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThree killer tracks out of Brazil that you missed during the Olympics||Did the Olympics whet your appetite for Brazilian music?||24 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmid rising refugee tensions, a Syrian expat orchestra gives back||The war in Syria has left Syrian refugees scattered across Europe. Some of those who have fled are musicians. Now, one classically trained Syrian bassist living in the German city of Bremen is trying to bring his countrymen and women together to form an e||23 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCameroon's 'Golden Voice' struck gold when he won a green card||Cameroon musician Moken won the green card lottery in 1996. Since his move to the US, he's attended design college in Detroit, launched a line of shoes, and this year released his debut CD, "Chapters of My Life."||22 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWith DJ Netsky in the house in Rio, it's a party!||Netsky is the "musical ambassador" for Belgium's Olympic athletes. The Belgian producer and DJ is in Rio to motivate the athletes and get them pumped.||17 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe guy who sings that 'once I was 7 years old' song has a crazy life story||Christiania is a community in the center of Copenhagen. Musician Lukas Forchhammer grew up there in the '90s, at a time when there were no cars or streetlights and a toilet and running water were considered luxuries. Still, Lukas says Christiania had a "u||16 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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