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24 Apr 2021
Calling on governments to "tell the truth about the climate emergency", the Music Declares Emergency initiative has brought together artists including Billie Eilish, Massive Attack and Radiohead. Since its launch in France, it has attracted similar support. DJ and producer Fakear joins us to tell us why he signed up to the project, as well as how touring and festivals can become greener. As people around the world mark Earth Day, we talk about government responses to activism and the planet's capacity to regenerate with – or without – the human race.
10 Mar 2021
Pheelz Mr. Producer spoke with Sammy Walsh about his creative process and how he manages his finances. Born Phillip Kayode Moses the record producer and Songwriter has worked with top artists and musicians.
3 Jan 2021
"We cannot stop the ongoing conflict, all we can do is offer people entertainment," says Yemeni play director Mohammed Khaled. Hoping to provide comic relief to the embattled population, perform in the capital Sanaa a play called "Yemeni Film", which showcased the country's hardships.
17 Dec 2020
US-based record label "Sahel Sounds", which specialises in music from Africa's semi-arid Sahel, releases monthly EPs online which local artists record on mobile phones and send to Portland, Oregon over WhatsApp.
9 Aug 2020
Five artists voluntarily isolate themselves for 14 days as part of a theatre festival in Litschau in the norhwest of Austria. Anna Marboe, Alina Schaller, Anton Widauer, Felix Kammerer and Tilman Tuppy, the young actors, part of the theatre group kollekTIEF, are locked in containers for 14 days for the performance "Bitte Nicht Berühren" ("Please do not touch") making a parallel with the quarantine period imposed to fight the novel coronavirus.
29 Jun 2020
For the past eight years, Tkay Maidza has been honing her sound to become one of Australia's top rap ambassadors. The Zimbabwean born hip-hop artist who was for some time tempted by a career in architecture, broke into the music business when she was just 16-years-old. She went on to tour the globe and work with dance pop artists including France's Martin Solveig.
8 May 2020
Will the arts ever be the same again after Covid-19? This is the biggest question on the mind of artists and collectors as this young 26 years old Nigerian doctor and artist starts a collaboration with other African artists to battle Covid-19 through a project called COVEND.
23 Dec 2019
Between Davido and Wizkid, who is your preferred artiste?⁣ Guess who Bankulli picked when asked who he preferred between the two internationally acclaimed artists?⁣
21 Oct 2019
Canada's artists lead the country's indigenous renaissance
1 Aug 2019
Mike Katihabuga and Djamal Ntagara are two visual artists who met in Rwanda in 2017. Katihabuga had escaped Burundi at the height of the conflict in 2015.
12 Dec 2018
Artists celebrate 70th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
15 Dec 2017
Artists in Manila draw sketches of buildings about to be demolished, in a bid to conserve the city's cultural heritage.

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