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Jakarta Post

The popularity of dangdut has reached far and wide; however, maybe not as far as the United States — or so one might think. Rissa Asnan, an American-based Indonesian music producer, is a relentless warrior when it comes to popularizing dangdut music in the States. Her efforts include trying to get Americans to sing dangdut professionally.

Read our longform: 'The United States of ‘dangdut’: A struggle to ‘shake’ America', here.

(The Jakarta Post / Asmara Wreksono)