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.
‘Osmanity': Ottoman Empire's founder inspires a new album
Trumpet player and ethnomusicologist Will Magid is the creative force behind the musical project Balkan Bump. He has a new album out Oct. 23 called "Osmanity."
US immigration politics make their mark on Grammy-nominated J.S. Ondara
The World's host Marco Werman interviews Grammy-nominated musician J.S. Ondara.
Iconic musician Carlos Santana creates ‘mystical medicine music to heal a twisted, crooked world’
Woodstock 50th anniversary music festival has been officially canceled. Carlos Santana, who performed at the epic 1969 Woodstock festival, talks to The World about the power of music to unite and heal a troubled world.
This Ugandan rapper was ‘miseducated,’ Lauryn Hill-style
The 1998 album "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" helped change Sarah Tshila's direction in life. This Ugandan-born college graduate with a degree in computer science decided to become a musician.
This Kenyan musician followed his love for Dylan to a new life and career
Kenyan musician J.S. Ondara left his home in Nairobi, Kenya, for Minneapolis five years ago — to pursue a music career. He's about to tour for his debut album, "Tales of America."
Zimbabwe's Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi's career spanned four decades and 67 albums
Mtukudzi, Zimbabwe's most successful musician, largely steered clear of politics in his songs and told stories about people's everyday life struggles.