Occur Goes Global - The Music of Burundi

Monday, January 18, 2016 at 5:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music An African nation in upheaval, Burundi has birthed some of the most passionate protest music in the world. Musicians, artists and others opposed to the tyrannical rule of President Pierre Nkurunziza write their stories in fear of retribution, but still they create. Here are five acts from Burundi who fight on in verse and harmony.   Kaya-free “Free” is the key trait of Bertrand Ninteretse’s rap alter ego. He is among the hundreds of thousands who have fled... READ MORE