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· May, 2015

Stories about Music from May, 2015

29 May 2015

‘Go to Sleep, My Child’ With Lullabies from Around the World

Rising Voices

Lullabies are universal in that it helps babies connect to language while providing soothing sounds for sleep. Explore lullabies from around the world.

16 May 2015

Afghan Rapper Escaped Teen Marriage by Singing About It

Sonita Alizadeh is now living and going to school in the US, and she’s still making music about social justice in Afghanistan.

12 May 2015

This Is What Happened When a Musician Allegedly Said Ugandan Women Are Inferior to White Women

"I would date Ugandan girls for casual sex and not serious relationship," says Ugandan musician Coco Finger in an interview with Uganda's New Vision newspaper.

11 May 2015

Open Your Ears to the Sounds of the World With GV Radio

Tune in to Global Voices' new internet radio station with sounds, conversations, and music from around the world.

10 May 2015

A Han Musician’s Song Slams Stereotypes of China’s Xinjiang Region

A new song written by an ethnic Han encourages people to abandon their prejudices towards Xinjiang, a western region in China where ethnic tensions still simmer.

1 May 2015

Turkmenistan Singer Gives Apple a Sales Boost

Once you hear this Central Asian ode to the iPhone, you won't be able to un-hear it.