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  • blog May 21, 2015

    Zombie Worldwide: Freemuse Releases Fela Cover by Young Arab Musicians

    The Danish human rights organization Freemuse has been on the cutting edge of cultural developments around the world for decades now. With its laser focus on strategies and tactics governments use to silence or suppress artists, especially musicians, Freemuse has … Read more »

  • hip-deep August 8, 2014

    Lebanon 3: Beirut Today

    Afropop concludes its Hip Deep series on Lebanon with a musical survey of contemporary Beirut. It’s a complex, balkanized world where adventurous art musicians extend the hybrid forms of Lebanon’s golden era, alternative rock bands engage a globalized youth audience, … Read more »

  • blog June 18, 2013

    Lebanon Journal: First days in Beirut

    The remarkable thing about Beirut in the early summer of 2013 is how normal it seems. The tension one would expect reading international news headlines about the ever encroaching conflict in Syria would lead one to expect high tension, near … Read more »

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