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A New Beat Gives Young Mongolia A Voice, Identity

News & Features Louisa Lim · ·
In the past, says DJ Aldar Jargal, Mongolian hip-hop artists only imitated Western bands or performed love songs. The genre came of age once it started examining issues of Mongolian identity, says the 22-year-old, shown here in Ulan Bator.