Stories about Music from July, 2017
"We are tired of officials’ spouses and kids who get into managing positions.”
The Kyrgyz “Dancing Kelin” Protests Early Marriage By Calling Attention to the Harsh Realities of Rural Brides
“Life in the village is round-the-clock work. Brides finish one chore and start another. They work 24/7.”
Brazil’s First Indigenous Online Radio Station Uses Digital Media to Promote Native Languages and Communities
Rádio Yandê uses technology to shred stereotypes and misconceptions about Brazil’s native communities.
The 36-year-old, whose "star was on the rise", collapsed after performing at a Carnival band launch and was rushed to hospital, where he could not be revived.
The video, which is still available on YouTube, immediately went viral.
In the face of government repression, Afan Oromo musicians have risen as a visible -- and audible -- source of inspiration for the opposition movement.
Bobi Wine used to sing about policy issues. Now he has a chance to shape policy in parliament.