M.I.A. vs. Everybody: how female rap fights the world system
Matangi “Maya” Arulpragasam – a girl born in London in a family of Tamil activists, famous for her daring deeds and remarkable talent. Singer, producer, clipmaker, designer, artist, rapper, loving provocative punches on the topic of the day, and political activist. In addition to the memorable eclectic style of music, in which she combines the motifs of ethnic music of the peoples of the east, hip-hop, electronics, world-class beats and reggae with acute social implications, Maia created a memorable image of a principled and wise girl who is constantly struggling with a ruthless political machine and injustice. Continue reading
GROUPS BROUGHT KNOWN IN ONE MIG
The music industry is not always loyal to the lazy and ragged, and managers and producers do not always want to risk their wallet for insane ideas of unknown musicians. In addition, in order not to get lost among thousands of musical groups, you need to make a lot of effort. And it is worth making one mistake, and you are already on the sidelines. Simply put: it is difficult to make a star of yourself. But whether a talent, or originality and brilliance of images, or if at all the mysterious fate of fate sometimes turn into glory, which supposedly falls from the sky.
Few people know about the legendary Sex Pistols. Continue reading
5 TOURS CHANGING THE HISTORY OF MUSIC
Infinite traveling around the world and daily concerts every time in new places: a significant part of the life of popular musicians goes on touring tours. But sometimes it happens that a tour becomes fateful for its members or even for the whole history of music. Below are five stories about such tours.
The fifties who introduced the world to rock and roll left a legacy in the form of many talented musicians. Among them was the American Roy Orbison, who in 1963 decided to go to the UK. At the same time, in the Foggy Albion, the group The Beatles was gaining popularity, whose young members were big fans of Orbison. Continue reading