Latest update: 24/08/2010
Political activism in music
From Wyclef Jean’s presidential campaign to Bono’s benefit concerts, musicians play a big part in our awareness of world politics. But has this generation of celebrity lobbying come to an end or is there a new generation to pass on the torch to? Our music critic, Amobe Mevengue, discusses political activism in music. Also, an interview with the lead singer of Gossip, Beth Ditto, about the causes she’s fighting for.