PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

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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A Protest Music Interview: Afro Yaqui Music Collective

The Shouts project is about the connection between music and activism and how the two can be considered a unified entity. Music in itself can be a form of activism ...
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A Protest Music Interview: Saffron A

There are different ways to both react and deal with trauma. Saffron A is a young musician from Brantford, Ontario, who chooses to put her experiences into song. Sad songs ...
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NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

“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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‘Behind These Prison Walls’: David Rovics Records New Music Video Outside The Prison Where Assange Is Being Kept

Julian Assange founded Wikileaks in 2006 as an highly innovative journalism project that stays truer than most to the un-biased, watchdog rules of journalism ethics - no matter how much ...
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Forced To Seek Asylum Because Of Her Music: Video Of The Day

In Iran the Islamic government restricts women from performing their music alone on stage. For one musician, Farzane Zamen, this drove her out of her home country and eventually forced ...
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Video Of The Day Resulted In Artists Being Imprisoned

When in 2018 Egyptian musician Ramy Essam published the music video to his single "Balaha", Egyptian authorities arrested the poet behind the lyrics, the music video director and Essam's former ...
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Video Of The Day: The Kids Are Having None Of It by Frazey Ford

Canadian singer-songwriter Frazey Ford has released a new protest song titled The Kids Are Having None Of It. The song comes as a response to Greta Thunberg's activism as well ...
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Video Of The Day: Politician Man by Adrian Sutherland

Politician Man is the debut single from Adrian Sutherland as a solo artist. Adrian has been around the scene making music with his group, Midnight Shine, and they've released three ...
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2019’S MOST READ INTERVIEWS