Zimbabwe: Singing The Walls Down



Zimbabwe: Singing The Walls Down
Protest music may be dead in the West, but it’s alive and well in Zimbabwe, where the oppressed and the impoverished find hope and strength in the songs of Thomas Mapfumo and Oliver Mtukudzi.
Extensive article with background information, interviews with Mapfumo, Mtukudzi, and with government officials.

Article from Time Europe

Thomas Mapfumo and Freemuse director Marie Korpe at the launch of ‘Shoot the Singer! Music Censorship Today’ in May 2004. Interviews with Mapfumo.

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