The World's music features this week: Alsarah & The Nubatones, William Onyeabor and Chicano Batman


We love music at The World — and this week's music was no exception. From Sudanese retro-pop, to a Nigerian musican who never talked to us, give
a listen to some of what we loved this week.
Sudanese-born singer Alsarah
The music Alsarah and The Nubatones make combines some of the retro-pop from Sudan's Nubia region and Arabic influences from her time spent in Morocco — two different parts of Africa that Alsarah and The Nubatones have woven skillfully together.
Who was William Onyeabor?
Nigerian musician William Onyeabor never played live and shunned most interviews. We even put in a request to interview him back in 2013. Onyeabor died on Monday at the age of 70.
A song recommendation for Obama's Spotify playlist
President Barack Obama's musical tastes were often spot-on and he usually shared his playlists. Now that his term is at an end, Marco Werman suggests a new tune Obama can add and listen to in his spare time.

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