PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

A Protest Music Interview: GÉNN

From one of the smallest nations in Europe, the punk rock band GÉNN arose, rocked, traveled and finally ended up in the United Kingdom. Malta, their home country, is a ...
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Femicide and the Punk Rock Scene in Chile: Interview with Sin Lencería

This article was originally published in The Advocate At the time of writing this article Chilean president Sebastián Piñera has declared a state of emergency in his country. In one ...
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Freemuse X Shouts Artist’s Voice: Zimbabwean musician Cris Gera

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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NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

5 New Protest Music Albums For The Summer (That You Might Not Have Heard Of)

Whether you want some rap, punk, whether you want your summer music low key or theatrical, we hope you find something to your liking below. Father Fury by Father Fury ...
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Icelandic Female Musicians Unite In Protest Of A Biased Music Industry

Using the hashtag #viðerumhér (which translates to we are here) Icelandic women have come together and created a fast growing playlist showcasing the musical variety of women creators in the ...
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Song Of The Day: Mini Milk By Gramn

On the Facebook page of musician Gramn there is a fairly specific description of the artist stating that she is "the irreverent voice of a young woman who tackles the ...
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Video Of The Day: 2020 Riots: How Many Times

Only after the first week of protests in the US that were sparked by the murder of George Floyd, Trey Songz released a song about the matter. In it he ...
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Video Of The Day: Echar El Resto by Fénix Castro Feat. MalaCara

Our buddy from Puerto Rico, Fénix Castro also part of the political rap-rock group Yuca Brava, has released a new, banging tune featuring MalaCara. Fénix is always on top of ...
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Police Forces In Chile File A Formal Complaint Against A Feminist Collective For Their Music

According to Freemuse "the Chilean Police Force–Carabineros de Chile–have denounced the feminist collective Las Tesis for alleged crimes of “attack on authority” and “threat”, after the collective published a video ...
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Rapper Maykel Osorbo and Visual Artist Luis Manuel Otéro Arbitrarily Detained In Cuba

For a couple of months now, I have been trying to interview a rapper from Cuba. His name is Maykel Osorbo. This is a collaborative interview with Freemuse, a non-profit ...
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Ethiopian Musician And Activist Killed Sparking Deadly Protests

According to some sources up to 52 people have died in recent protests in Ethiopia. The protesters stormed the streets of capital city Addis Ababa in the wake of the ...
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Public Enemy Recruits Nas, Rapsody, Black Thought And More For A Rendition Of ‘Fight The Power’

The opening acapella performance on the new rendition of Fight The Power is an original piece created by 12 year old Keedron Bryant. Young Bryant wrote the song I Just ...
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