Islam is the majority faith in 47 countries, with almost as many different cultures. This series presents spirited musicians from Iran, Western Sahara, Bangladesh, and Morocco who, whether singing, rapping or playing their instrument, bring an extraordinary voice to their art. Each artist, in his or her own unique way, breaks through tradition and stereotypes of conformity, using music as a tool for justice and peace.
Singer Mariem Hassan tirelessly promotes the cause of her people, the Saharawis, who have lost their homeland. Outspoken Bangladeshi singer-songwriter Anusheh has pioneered the fusion of traditional rural songs with rock music, giving them new life.
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The members of H-Kayne, a hip hop group from the Moroccan city of Meknes, grew up listening to Biggie and Tupac, then forged their own style. Their music fuses western beats with traditional Moroccan melodies, and lyrically it speaks out - often wit...
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