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Beatbox House continues tradition of traveling abroad as cultural ambassadors

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The U.S. State Department has been sending American musicians abroad as cultural ambassadors since the 1950s. This year, the Brooklyn-based group the Beatbox House continued that tradition, traveling to Asia for beatbox competitions, workshops, and collaborations with local artists.

Celeste Headlee meets a couple of members of the group.

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