Music, like every form of art, is produced after long hours of provoked thoughts and ideas. Every form of music, musician or band, has a unique style and vision that is translated into the music.
The nature of the craft is such that creatives take inspiration from anywhere. Nature, events, past happenings (negative or positive), daily struggles, among others, do inspire people to bring out their best.
This influence, when channeled into the right space, becomes a message that addresses some of the world’s most talked-about issues.
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In this article, Face2face Africa highlights the real stories behind some of the greatest black songs that were ever written: