Occur Goes Global - The Music of Equatorial Guinea

Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 11:13 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Music has long been a form of escapism for those under the regime of Obiang Nguema, a ruler under global scrutiny for corruption. Though oil flows freely in the nation of about 800,000, only a sparse few enjoy wealth. Here are five artists confronting these inequities through the power of song and rhythm.   Las Hijas del Sol Aunt-and-niece duo Piruchi Apo Botupá and Paloma Loribo Apo traveled from their native land to Spain and forged a formidable... READ MORE