PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

A Protest Music Interview: Kubun

During a recent crawl through the internet I stumbled upon a musician rapping in Colombian. As US based rap and hip hop tend to dominate the global audience it always ...
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A Protest Music Interview: Stray

Being homeless for the first time at the age of 8 is perhaps, and hopefully, not something too many people can relate with. That was the reality for Stray, a ...
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A Protest Music Interview: Soya The Cow

What do you do when you want to fight for the animals and the planet? Petition? March? Make protest art? One Swiss artist, Daniel Hellman, found a way to mix ...
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NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

“We Are Rising”: A New Protest Anthem by Taína Asili (video)

Puerto Rican musician and activist Taína Asili has made sure that 2020 starts off with a protest bang and just where last year left off. "We Are Rising" is a ...
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Brian Eno Starts A Campaign For Julian Assange And Releases A New Protest Song (videos)

Legendary producer and musician Brian eno is no stranger to activism. Some of his extra curricular activities include being an elected member of the Coordinating Collective along with Noam Chomsky ...
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Hong Kong’s Hip Hop Anthem: Bauhinia Rhapsody 洋紫荊狂想曲 (video)

It has been almost 6 months now since people of Hong Kong started protesting their own government and its corrupt relationship with China. It started with an extradition bill in ...
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“Rock n Roll For Blocking Coal” – Compilation Album Vs. Coal Mines And Corrupt Old Ways

The title pretty much says it all. This new compilation album features musicians and poets who see activism as something intertwined with their music endeavors. "The music and poetry on ...
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Palestinian Protest Musician Jowan Safadi Releases ‘Super White Man’ (Video)

Roughly 1 year ago we covered the fundraising efforts of Palestinian protest musician Jowan Safadi. At the time he had 2 new albums in the works and now he contacted ...
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“The Violator Is You”: Women In Chile Perform A Protest Chant

Protests in Chile are ongoing and one part of it is women voicing their frustration for the lack of action taken by the government when it comes to femicide and ...
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Moroccan Rapper Gets 1 Year Prison Sentence For Insulting The Police

Moroccan artists have long had to face serious oppression and attacks on to their freedom of expression. The latest victim of Moroccan government and police system is rapper Gnawi (real ...
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New Compilation Album Supporting Victims Of Chilean Oppression

'Aquí nos están matando' translates to 'here they are killing us' which is the title of a new compilation album from a Chilean record label, imperecedero. During mass protests and ...
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Hugh Masekelas’s Protest Concert ‘Live In Lesotho’ From 1980 Being Re-Released

In 1980 South African trumpeter and social activist Hugh Masekela played a live concert in Lesotho, a country landlocked by his then oppressive home country. Masekela traveled around the African ...
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