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A Seattle band named after the tiny island country Maldives finally gets a taste of their namesake.

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Ky-Mani Marley brings his reggae/hip-hop/country fusion sound to Nectar Lounge tonight.

"Space Gospel" artist NorvisJr performs at Moshka. (Photo by Joy Okot-Okidi)

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Moksha, a hybrid clothing store and venue on the Ave, is showcasing genre-bending black musicians.

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A new documentary, "Kenbe Fem," featuring David Pierre-Louis' efforts to rebuild his family's hometown in Haiti debuts this Thursday, June 25.

Iranian pop singer Amitis and Snoop Dogg, united by green screen. (Photo via YouTube)

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Am I the only Iranian American excited about this new Snoop Dogg cameo?

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Beijing bands birthed from post-Cultural Revolutionary China are carving their own rock history in the West.

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Tired of living out negative Somali stereotypes, the rapper behind Seattle's Malitia MaliMob decides to confront them head-on.

Hollis Wong-Wear. (Photo by Shyn Midili)

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Not only is Hollis Wong-Wear a multi-talented artist, she is carving a unique niche in the entertainment industry.

Emma Lee Toyoda performs at the EMP. (Photo by Alia Marsha)

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Tired of waiting for role model in indie folk, a young Asian American musician claims her stage.

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KEXP is celebrating modern musicians influenced by the immigrant experience in a new online series, "Immigrant Songs."

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What’s in a name? For Viet Cong, who plays a sold-out show in Seattle this Friday, way more than they thought.

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Seattle music mainstay Chop Suey is getting some unwanted attention upon new ownership.

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Pussy Riot first English song, "I Can't Breathe," repeats the last words of Eric Garner when he died at the hands of police officers.

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The video, which went live just moments ago, is already getting some national limelight.

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A few lines have earned Kendrick Lamar's new single 'The Blacker the Berry' a closer reading than any hip hop song in years.

Seattle hip hop artist Draze performs at the EMP's Black History Month Kickoff on Saturday. (Photo by Jama Abdirahman)

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Talib Kweli and Draze joined up and coming Seattle artists in celebrating the value of Black lives.

Things get a little bit weird with Swedish psychedelic band Goat, one of more than a dozen international acts currently signed to Sub Pop. (Courtesy photo)

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Your world tour of alternative music departs from Sea-Tac — but you won’t even have to get on a plane.

Horse head fiddle player and throat singer Davaazorig Altangerel performs as part of Mongolian orchestra Agra Bileg at Town Hall last Friday. (Photo by Aida Solomon)

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Tejano rock, Hawaiian chanting, and Mongolian jazz all come to Seattle as part of a world music concert series at Town Hall.

(Photo courtesy AEG)

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South African rave-rappers Die Antwoord return to Seattle’s Paramount Theatre on Monday.

Anacortes-based group, Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble, are a regular act at Folklife. Here, they perform at the annual Spring Festa in Skagit County, another one of their regular annual gigs. (Photo from www.goskagit.com)

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This weekend Seattle Center will transform into a microcosm of the Northwest’s prolific community of world music and arts. If you’ve ever wanted to experience the...

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The presence of international dance competition R-16 is a sign that the Seattle Break-dancing scene has made its mark in the global B”boy” world. #seattle #R-16