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· September, 2008

Stories about Music from September, 2008

8 September 2008

Guyana: The Other Side of the Akon Story

Last week, a video of hip-hop rapper Akon apparently hitting a female fan in a crowd-surfing frenzy during a Carifesta concert in Guyana caused an uproar in the Guyanese blogosphere....

China: Awesome beggar's Chinese Rap

5 September 2008

Puerto Rico: Daddy Yankee Endorses John McCain

Puerto Rico is in the spotlight due to a recent endorsement by recording artist Daddy Yankee. Even though he is not as well known on the island, than in other...

Guyana: Akon Again

Akon has done it again - created controversy in the Caribbean. This time, Guyana is his territory of choice and bloggers are interpreting this latest outburst as a demonstration of...

Cuba: Composer of Guantanamera Born 100 Years Ago

3 September 2008

Egypt: Tycoon Arrested in Singer's Murder

An Egyptian billionaire has been arrested in connection to the murder of a Lebanese singer in Dubai, UAE. Following are some reactions from Egyptian bloggers.

Egypt: Leading Businessman Arrested

Saudi Arabia: No Free Oil for Sean Combs

American rapper Sean Puff Diddy Combs has appealed to his 'brothers and sisters in Saudi Arabia' and other oil producing countries to donate some oil to keep his private jet...

1 September 2008

Cuba: Gorki Released

Bahamas, Guyana: Carifesta Comes to a Close

Venezuela: Youth Orchestra Transforms Lives

José Antonio Abreu is a well-known Venezuelan musician, and in 1975 he decided to share his love of music with youth from poor and violent neighborhoods across the country. He...