Over the course of the last 50 years, identity politics has steadily started to take centre stage in mainstream political discourse. Individuals are relating to each other, not through geographical location, but through the lived experiences that their socio-political condition

The viral video, Kony 2012, did not only bring attention to and demand the stop of Joseph Kony, the brutal leader of Lord’s Resistance Army. The catchy #BlackLivesMatter hashtag did not only focus on the unbalanced dispersion of police brutality.

Protest songs are nothing new. Music has always functioned as a way to express that which could not be said. The function and format of politically-charged music might be constantly changing but its power to connect and communicate has always

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