NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

“Destroy what hurts us, solidify what unites us” – Sisterhood and Solidarity in Feminist Reggaeton

The following article was originally published in Varsity, the independent newspaper of the University of Cambridge and republished here with permission of the author, Inés Cropper de Andres. Blasting from ...
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Chilean Feminist Collective Las Tesis Have Charges Dropped

As reported by Freemuse, positive news for artistic freedom are coming out of Chile. The feminist collective LAS TESIS have had their charges dropped by their local court. The Chilean ...
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Song Of The Day: Brainwashed By The Anti Virals

Two veteran punk rockers recently joined hands forming a new band and their debut album was recent this Sunday, the 10th of January 2021. This fun punk rock album is ...
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Tunisian Musician Receives Death Threats, Loses Job, For His Music Video

According to an article by Freemuse, Tunisian artist, Noamane Chaari, has received threats to his life, been fired from his job and suspended from his participation in the Tunisian Artists' ...
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Grammy Nominees Turn Down Their Nominations In Protest

Music made for children can easily been seen as protest music. To educate is to protest the status quo and propose new ways of creating empathy among the future leaders ...
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Selected Protest Music Albums Of 2020

RTJ 4Run The Jewels At this point in time we should not have to go to any length introducing Run The Jewels but just in case you have not heard ...
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Legendary Italian Protest Song, Bella Ciao, Gets A New Rendition Supporting Indian Farmers

What started out as a folk song sung by the mondina workers in the paddy fields of Northern Italy later became a global anthem of protest. Bella Ciao has been ...
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New Mixtape, Covering The Opioid Crisis, Police Brutality And More, Hits Hard

Japanese-American MC Kensho Kuma is more than a rapper. He is a teacher, NGO board member, organiser and an activist. His latest project is a mix tape where on some ...
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Song Of The Day: Elephant Girl By Vinok (Video)

Nathalie, the lead singer of Ukrainian indie rock band Vinok, takes the viewer on an emotional ride in the new lyric video for Elephant Girl. Underneath a hard beat and ...
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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

Freemuse X Shouts Artist’s Voice: Nigerian Musician M-Josh

Artist’s Voice is a collaboration between Freemuse and Shouts – Music from the Rooftops!. The collaboration aims to provide a platform for artists to share their stories, in their own ...
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A Protest Music Interview: Louis Rive

Scotland and Barcelona; two places that are not only both fighting for their sovereignty but also two places that support each other. Louis Rive is a singer-songwriter that now has ...
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A Protest Music Interview: Nejma Nefertiti

Killer rhymes, social activism, teaching and sound, clothing and perfume design. These are just some of the traits of musician and activist Nejma Nefertiti. Nejma creates art in order to ...
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2020’S MOST READ INTERVIEWS