Ethiopia

More than 160 killed in Ethiopia protests over singer's murder

Police confirm at least 166 deaths in violent protests over killing of popular Oromo singer Haacaaluu Hundeessa.

More than 160 killed in Ethiopia protests over singer's murder

Black Lives Matter protests

Are K-pop and BTS fans a new force for social justice?

K-pop fans are using the same social media tactics they employ to support music stars for social justice activism.

Are K-pop and BTS fans a new force for social justice?

Ethiopia

Popular Ethiopian singer shot dead in Addis Ababa

Killing of Hachalu Hundessa, a popular singer and ethnic Oromo activist, sparks unrest in Ethiopia's capital city.

Ethiopian singer Hachalu Hundessa shot dead in Addis Ababa

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Maestro Daniel Barenboim: Live music must survive the pandemic

Berlin State Opera director on the future of the arts in a post-coronavirus world, and peace in Israel and Palestine.

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Ali Ismael: Egypt's Musical Maestro

The story of a legendary composer whose foot-tapping, energetic rhythms marked a golden age of Egyptian cinema.

Music

African music legend Mory Kante dies aged 70 in Guinea

Kante revolutionised West African repertoire by going electric and blending traditional Mandingo with urban grooves.

Mory Kante, Guinea music star and 'baobab of culture', dies at 70

Coronavirus pandemic

From Iran to the US: Songs in times of war and coronavirus

From 1980s Tehran to 2020 New York, a writer reflects on the power of music and togetherness in times of crisis.

From Iran to the US: Songs in times of war and coronavirus

Music

In Pictures: Little Richard, founding father of rock 'n' roll

Tributes pour in for groundbreaking US musician who passed away aged 87.

In Pictures: Little Richard, founding father of rock 'n' roll

Arts & Culture

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Little Richard dies aged 87

Richard Penniman was among rock 'n' roll's founding fathers and helped shatter the colour divide on music charts.

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Little Richard dies aged 87

Algeria

Iconic Algerian singer and Berber idol Idir dies at 70

Hamid Cheriet, better known as Idir, was a champion for the Kabylie region and its Berber language.

Music

Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen dies aged 79

Allen, who was one of the world's greatest drummers and worked closely with Fela Kuti, passed away in Paris.

Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen dies aged 79

Al Jazeera World

Four Ramadan Songs

Musicians and singers tell stories of the Arab world's best-loved songs and chants for the holy month.

Reporter's Notebook

Will we ever dance together again?

While the live music industry awaits the return to normal, artists take to social media to get their music out to the people.

Live shows cancelled: Will we ever dance together again?

Arts & Culture

What will you remember at the end of your life?

A therapeutic musician finds that while the details of end-of-life memories may differ, the themes are often the same.

What will you remember at the end of your life?

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A Hard Road from Home: Music and Fashion

The stories of four refugees from Africa and the Middle East who have found creative success.