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Thursday August 17, 2017

From NPR

It’s A Female’s World
By: Ian Stewart

We’re celebrating the world of female Latin musicians on this week’s World Music Show (8/5). From all over the Latin spectrum, we’ll checkout some top-rated musicians who are distinct, experimental and just plain amazing. It’s going to be two hours of some spectacular music. And to get you ready, here’s a bit of a primer.

Now, I’m not sure if how I want to organize this showcase for you—I mean, I could lay it out as the two hours progress, going from the first chunk of music to last. Or I could highlight the artists via the region they come from—but this may stack up heavily in favor of Brazil—though it’s not a race. But, I think in the end, I’ll just throw together this list in no particular order.

Dayme Arocena. This Cuban soul singer is on fire right now, burning up the stages wherever she plays. With her strong and powerful voice, she’s reigniting the Cuban soundtrack.

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