Music (That) Matters: Introduction

To commemorate the 2017 World Music Day, Goethe-Institut Nigeria organised a Music Documentary Weekend (June 9 and 10), programming three documentary films about music as an unrelenting force in the face of oppression. As a component to the film programme, the Institut requested articles from renowned journalists and music industry professionals with regard to the… Continue reading>

Music & Message

“One Thing About Music/When It Hits/You Feel No Pain!”- Bob Marley (Jamaica) “Uncle Sam Ain’t No Woman/But He Sure Can Take Your Man!” - Denny Hall (USA) “I Shot The Sherriff/But I Didn’t Shoot The Deputy!” – Bob Marley “F—k tha Police!” – N.W.A (USA) In a concerted effort to sell millions of records and… Continue reading>