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World Cafe Next: Kwesi Foraes

The young California songwriter makes a splash with his debut EP, 27.
23-year-old Long Beach, Calif., singer-songwriter Kwesi Foraes' debut EP, 27, reveals blues, R&B and folk influences and an incredible level of emotional depth. Foraes says the aftermath of family turmoil and death affected these songs, which also explore the addictive nature of love. Hear two songs in this week's World Cafe Next segment, above.

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