Footage from the heart of the revolution all contained one thing in common: the familiar beat of music. Sudanese music has always been heavily laden with political rhetoric.
Music has always been at the forefront and the arts still need to ask ‘Who are we?’ and speak truth to power
In many African countries musicians are in the vanguard of popular struggles. In Seun Kuti carries on the legacy of his father Fela by confronting the country’s venal political elite. In Burkina Faso rappers helped overthrow Blaise Compaore