The Tribunes of the Oppressed hail from Salford, Bradford, London and Derby via Kinshasa… their philosophy is to stand with the oppressed against the oppressor.
Tag: Video & Progressive Arts
Zephaniah was born and raised in Birmingham. He can’t remember a time he was not creating poetry but this had nothing to do with school where poetry meant very little to him, in fact he had finished full-time education at the age of thirteen.
Linton Kwesi Johnson – campaigner for rights… Few musical performers have done as much for both music and politics as he has.
From its monumental revolution and establishment as the first free Black nation in the Western Hemisphere, to its current crisis, Sak Pasé is a cry for liberty and freedom for a nation that has contributed so much to the world without the credit it deserves; Haiti.
Interview with Noa and the Palestine singer Mira Awad recording the Beatles hit “We can work it out”, a duet included on Noa’s album Now (2002).
Ziggy Marley’s ambitious, multimedia approach reflects the multilayered ideas of Family Time. “Usually my songs mean more than one thing. Family Time is my family, your family, the world’s family.”
We remember the brilliant and evocative music Bob Marley gave the world; music that stretches back over nearly two decades and still remains timeless and universal.
London-born singer Labi Siffre has spent his career breaking down boundaries. The openly gay singer has built a small cult following with works that deal squarely with homophobia and racism.