NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

Soya The Cow Uses The Biggest Stage Of Her Career To Speak Up For Animals

One of the most unique protest musicians out there, Soya The Cow, recently performed at the largest stage of her career. This is all the more impressive seeing how she ...
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Debt Neglector Honour Their Furry Friend With ‘Least I Could Do’ (Video)

Orlando punk rockers Debt Neglector have just released the 3rd single from their upcoming album 'Dirty Water' which drops on November 5. 'Least I Could Do' is an ode to ...
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Rappers Around The World Are Getting Jailed, Facing Legal Consequences (Videos)

According to our colleagues at Freemuse, in the 3.5 years the organisation has been monitoring authority abuse on rappers around the world, they have found at least 60 international rappers ...
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Bankrupt Release Music Video Supporting Former Band Member Currently Arbitrarily Detained In China

In 2018, Michael Kovrig, then working as a senior advisor for International Crisis Group, was arrested by Chinese authorities on the basis of endangering Chinese security. According to the group ...
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Rage Against The Machine Still Use Their Voice, Taking A Stand Against US Emperialism

In the wake of the Taliban's takeover in Afghanistan it is uncertain what new atrocities the US government (and its funders) will now throw onto the Afghan people. There are ...
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The Specials Announce A New Album Of Protest Songs

Since 1977, The Specials, from the United Kingdom, have been making an awesome mix of ska, punk, and other variations of music. Their most recent release is their way of ...
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Two Rappers, Israeli And Palestinian, Use Their Talents For Unity

Some people say there is no protest music anymore. The truth is a bit different though. All around the world, there are so many people hurting, anywhere you look, and ...
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From Collective Trauma And Rage Comes Beautiful Soul Music

Zambian-born, Botswana-raised, and now Johannesburg-based, Moonga K., has just released a beautiful soul single where he addresses his trauma as a black man in this world. The melody came to ...
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Homeboy Sandman Goes Off On New Single ‘No Beef’

On the contrary to the title of the song, Homeboy Sandman does have a beef. This time it is directed, kindly and cleverly, against those who insist on continuing to ...
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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

Native Eyez | Intikana, Social Justice Activist, By Mike Fiorito

This article is written by Mike Fiorito and originally published on the Star Revue webpage. Check out more of Mike's writings via his webpage. I met the rapper Intikana through ...
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A Protest Music Interview: The Sprawl

Kurt Vonnegut once said: "If I ever severed myself from Indianapolis, I would be out of business. What people like about me is Indianapolis." Something about the city of Indianapolis ...
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Fostering Communities of Anti-Abuse: A Conversation with Kris Harper

For many of us, music—listening to, discovering, writing, playing—is inextricable from the meshwork of other things that form our core values and identity. Inextricable from every other outlet we find ...
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