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· November, 2015

Stories about Music from November, 2015

How Many People Win the Nobel Peace Summit Award and a Latin Grammy in the Same Week?

Hip hop artist René Pérez has lent his voice to numerous causes over the years, such as the release of Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera.

Women at Work: The Collective Now Transforming Hip-Hop in Mexico

A multidisciplinary collective has successfully combated Mexico's stereotypes and faced gender discrimination in the art scene and in Mexican society more broadly.

Rastafari Rootzfest Celebrates Jamaica's Emancipation of Marijuana

The Rastafari Rootzfest -- Jamaica's first ever "educational ganja festival" -- is paving the way for the island to make its mark on the emerging global marijuana industry.

Music Was the Path to Financial Independence for This Indian Woman

Tritha Sinah fronts the band Tritha Electric. Growing up in Kolkata she says music was her way to financial independence and liberation.

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