Generally national anthems are the most dreary and banal drones, not anything that anyone from another country would even consider to be music, let alone something that might move them in any way… Think of Britain’s awful dreary pean of praise to the House of Windsor – not even about the country – and you will know what I mean. 647 palabras más
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"All we worry about is to fight and liberate ourselves. What will happen after that will depend, again, on the invaders."
I heard about Miriam Makeba, the incredible South African singer, at a “Black Girl Magic” event I attended a couple days ago. This is a powerful interview on apartheid, anti-black racism, and struggling as a black person/artist in a white dominated world. 42 palabras más
The world of African music has been tragically overlooked by the western world. There’s an entire continent rich with musical styles and sounds that many are only vaguely aware of, and that’s just a shame. 558 palabras más