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· November, 2011

Stories about Music from November, 2011

Cuba: Censoring “El Chupi”

Generation Y blogs about El Chupi Chupi, a hugely popular song in Cuba right now, which has been panned by the Cuban Music Institute, saying: “Controversy will arise, of course,...

El Salvador: Calle 13 Performs for Rice and Beans

Puerto Rican music duo Calle 13 performed in El Salvador on Saturday, November 19; the ticket fee, as Voices from El Salvador reports, “was a donation of rice, beans or...

Morocco: Call to Free Rapper Haked

In Morocco, a call has gone out for netizens to join in a campaign to free jailed rapper Haked. Mamfakinch tweets: “Help free Moroccan democracy activist & rapper Mouad Haked....

Sao Tome and Principe: Community Radio Takes Advantage of Social Media

Somos Todos Primos (We are all cousins) [pt] is the name of an online community radio whose first letters are a clue to the country it refers to: São Tomé...

Sri Lanka: Music For Harmony

Natalie Soysa at Groundviews highlights emerging home grown music talents from Sri Lanka whose work reaches across cultures and ethnicity to offer a new way of moving forward together.

Cameroon: 5th International Festival of Fulani Arts and Tradition

The Bilitol fulfude association is organizing the 5th international festival of Fulani arts and tradition [fr] from December 8th to December 11th 2011. The festival will take place at Yagoua,...

Europe: A Song Criticizing Schengen Visa Procedure

At BlogActiv.eu, Kader Sevinc writes about “a creative way of criticizing the Schengen visa procedure” – Schengen Macht Frei, a song by Sarp Yeletaysi/Sarpinto, who writes this on SoundCloud: “[…]...

India: The Real Story Behind The Cancellation Of Metallica Concert

Ujjwal Gaurav Raaj Sen shares the behind the scene events that led to the last minute cancellation of the concert of the band Metallica at Gurgaon, near the Indian capital.

Russia: Radical Feminist Band Dedicates Debut Clip to Arab Spring

“Egyptian air is good for lungs,” “Make Tahrir at the Red Square”, “Feminist whip is good for Russia” and other provoking slogans sing 3 women from the new radical feminist...

11-11-11: Grab Your Cameras and Capture Life

Only a couple of days until 11/11/11, a date that will have people all over the world recording their lives through film and music. Participate in the 11Eleven project and...

Jamaica: On the Kartel Murder Charges

Jamaica Salt is not surprised by the murder charges that have been slapped on dancehall sensation Vybz Kartel, saying: “In a small place like JA, making more enemies than friends...

Russia: Orphanage for Disabled Children Promo Clip Featuring U.N.K.L.E. Soundtrack

Dmitry Markov, photographer and a civil activist, presents “Volunteers,” a promo clip for the Orphanage for Disabled Children “Rostok.” Dmitry writes [ru] that he had first published a video using...

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