NEWS, REVIEWS AND ACTIVISM

Russian Pianist Continues Playing Ukrainian Music Defying Police Who Try To Break Up Concert

Screenshot from this Twitter post According to some sources, Russian pianist Alexei Lubimov raised his fist while he continued to play music by one of Ukraine's most beloved composers, Valentin ...
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Jamaican MP Calls For Bob Marley To Be Recognized As A National Hero

Bob Marley. Photo author Warinhari. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International. After finishing victorious in the 1993 Miss World competition, Lisa Hanna travelled the world over fulfilling her ...
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Julian Lennon Breaks His Vow And Performs ‘Imagine’ For The First Time To Raise Funds For Ukraine (Video)

“I had always said, that the only time I would ever consider singing ‘Imagine’ would be if it was the ‘End of the World’,” The son of the activist Beatle ...
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Pink Floyd Release A New Song, The First In 28 Years, In Support Of Ukraine (Video)

Legendary prog rock titans, Pink Floyd, have brought their musical arms out of the closet and come together again as a band to release a new song in support of ...
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Banned Songs From Nigeria And Uganda Which Represent The Voices Of The People

These songs challenged governments and oppression alike “Fela Kuti Birthday Tribute” Image by Lucy Anne, October 15, 2010 (CC BY-ND 2.0). This article was originally published by Global Voices on ...
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Powerful Protest Songs From Kenya And South Africa

Music has been integral to Africa's liberation and freedom struggles “Anti-apartheid protests in the early ’90s” by Nagarjun is marked with CC BY 2.0. This article was originally published by ...
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Young Artists From Montenegro Release An Anti-War Song In Support Of Ukrainian Children (ENG Sub)

"Images of suffering brought back to me the suppressed memories of what all of us residents of the area of former Yugoslavia suffered during the 1990s when my own quiet ...
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Catholics, Communists, & Carnivals: 70s Central America Through the Eyes of My Mother

Listen to this article here. Every year in La Ceiba there is a carnival dedicated to the patron saint of the city, Saint Isidore the Farmer, who is known for ...
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50 Years Later, This Protest Song Is Sadly Just As Relevant As Ever

In 1972, Gil Scott-Heron wrote a song with these lyrics: No knocked on my brother Fred HamptonBullet holes all over the placeNo knocked on my brother Michael HarrisAnd jammed a ...
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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

Exclusive Premiere: ‘Scared’ By Adptd

Opposite to the title of her new single, Adptd does not seem to be scared of anything when you hear her rock out on her new, banging track. From recording ...
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Interview: Tibetan Artist Yungchen Lhamo Sings for a Better World

This interview by Mike Fiorito was originally published on the Atwood webpage and republished here with the author's permission. There are some singers who invent a genre to suit their ...
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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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