Stories about Music from April, 2023
Nowadays the region's cultural industries have a greater influence worldwide than any other expression on the continent. Why is this?
‘Jamaica Farewell': Harry Belafonte passes away and the Caribbean tries to find adequate words of tribute
"There are not enough words to say how GREAT this man is and the giant contribution he has made during his life in music, film, human rights, Black rights."
While some other musicians from the "older generation" of Urals rock club are either supporting or keeping silent about the war, the younger musicians from the Urals are protesting
Remembering Alwin Bully and Jah Shaka, two Caribbean pioneers with distinctly personal styles and a humble approach
Dominican playwright Alwin Bully and Jamaican dub pioneer Jah Shaka, both of whom passed away recently, were quintessentially Caribbean.
The stakes are high, and there is a growing sense among the general public that if the current leadership stays in power, the country's future is grim and uncertain.
Azagaia, who died on March 9, was considered one of the biggest names in Hip Hop music made in the Lusophone space.
The music scene in Burkina Faso has evolved to include a blend of Pan-African, diasporic, and international influences, resulting in a diverse array of genres that contribute to its success.