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Roma Folk Singer Mitsou Sues Beyoncé Over Plagiarism

Roma Folk Singer Mitsou Sues Beyoncé Over Plagiarism

Hungarian folk artist Mitsou claims that Beyoncé has illegally sampled her vocals in the song 'Drunk in Love'.

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Audio Chart

December Audio Chart: Amariszi, Olcay Bayir, Ali Khattab & More!

December Audio Chart: Amariszi, Olcay Bayir, Ali Khattab & More!

Results of the December Audio Chart, as voted by you!

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The Last Mwalimu Express Of 2014!

The Last Mwalimu Express Of 2014!

Ready for London’s favourite African family adventure? This Sunday afternoon, it's Mwalimu Christmas! Head down to Rich Mix for your monthly dose of free live music, a free film screening and the best African Christmas Market of London! 

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Video Chart

December Video Chart: Bassekou Kouyate, Mayra Andrade, Eskorzo & More!

December Video Chart: Bassekou Kouyate, Mayra Andrade, Eskorzo & More!

Check out our pick of the 10 best world music video's this month!

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Guide To World Music

The Music of Sudan & South Sudan: Divided Together

The Music of Sudan & South Sudan: Divided Together

Sudan is a place that becomes increasingly more difficult to define with the passing of time. Once the largest African nation, on the verge of union with Egypt, Sudan is now a fractious pair of North and South, where land, culture, ethnicity and religion vie for the dominant means of constituting Sudanese Identity. This history of union and division has undeniably fed into the sound and customs of Sudanese musical practices.

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1% For The Planet

Friends Of The Earth

Friends Of The Earth

As an active member of the 1% for the planet project, World Music Network recently donated to Friends of the Earth.

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Battle Of The Bands

Battle Of The Bands Winner: Mostly Kosher!

Battle Of The Bands Winner: Mostly Kosher!

Mostly Kosher has won the World Music Network Battle of the Bands competition with their song 'Ikh Hob Dikh Tsufil Lib'. The band will feature on a forthcoming project with World Music Network and will receive press coverage in Songlines Magazine.

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