Music heard on air for July 4, 2017

By April Peavey

The songs played between segments on PRI's The World for July 04, 2017 included:

Artist: Rahim Alhaj
Label: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Song: Dorada
Artist: Elastic Bond
Label: Nacional Records
Song: Sugar Daddy
Artist: Modern Sound Quartet
Label: Naxos Sweden - Caprice
Artist: Nistha Raj
Label: Nistha Raj

The last song features Christylez Bacon. He's a DC-based beatboxer and invites artists from different cultures to mix it up on stage with him in the nation's capital. He's the latest artist we're profiling in our new series called #FutureFolk, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.