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world·beat

 (wûrld′bēt′)
n.
World music.
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worldbeat

(ˈwɜːldˌbiːt)
n
(Music, other) a type of folk music combined with western mainstream influences
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In her native Switzerland, Jael Krebs is a star, easily recognised from her success on dance hits with Canadian worldbeat duo Delerium and the five albums she's made fronting Lunik.
As one critic said, "In his one-man show, Yoav has mastered the art of multi-tasking, generating looped beats, bass bounce and stirring melodies on his acoustic guitar while he forges ground somewhere between folk, alt-rock, worldbeat and hip-hop."
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