Music, ardour, and highly effective girls: Launch of amplifyHER, an thrilling new UN podcast

amplifyHER is a UN Information manufacturing, supported by SoundCloud. The primary episode is launched Thursday, 24 November, on all main podcast platforms. Subsequent episodes can be launched on a weekly foundation.

  • Episode 1: Milli (Thailand)

Teenage famous person Milli grew to become the primary Thai artist to carry out solo on the world-famous Coachella Music competition, successful over a brand-new viewers. She has been making waves in her nation ever for the reason that launch of her debut single Phak Kon in 2020, because of witty lyrics in English, Thai, and several other regional dialects.

  • Episode 2: MC Yallah (Uganda)

A profitable artist from a really younger age, MC Yallah needed to battle her manner again into the music trade, after taking trip to lift her household. A turning level got here when she signed with Nyege Nyege, a report firm that helps artists outdoors the mainstream. She took her music into a brand new, extra experimental route, and is now drawing huge crowds throughout Europe.

  • Episode 3: Carmen de Leon (Venezuela)

Carmen, a lady songwriter from Venezuela, is exploding on the scene as an artist and songwriter. She makes music in each Spanish and English, and is a fiercely unbiased voice. Regardless of having lived in Mexico, the US and Spain, she feels a robust attachment to her Venezuelan roots. A number of of her movies have over a million views on YouTube.

  • Episode 4: Emel (Tunisia)

Emel Mathlouthi was named the ‘voice of the Tunisian revolution, after a video of her performing a model of the music ‘My Phrase is Free’, throughout a Tunisian road protest, went viral on-line throughout the Arab Spring.

  • Episode 5: Faouzia (Morocco/ Canada)

Faouzia, a younger singer with an enormous voice, was born in Morocco and raised in Canada. She began making a reputation for herself when she was simply 15, posting songs to YouTube and successful Canadian music prizes and awards. Quickly after, when she was nonetheless in highschool, influential EDM producer David Guetta invited her to function on his music “Battle”.

  • Episode 6: Sarah Crouch (Jamaica)

Sarah Crouch is a part of DejaVilla, a duo she fashioned with Brooklyn-based producer and songwriter David Marston, who supplies the dance rhythms to her sensual vocals. Though her dad and mom had been each musicians, they inspired her to review within the hospitality trade, within the data that making a residing within the music trade, notably in Jamaica, could be laborious. Cooking continues to be certainly one of her passions.

  • Episode 7: Adomaa (Ghana)

Adomaa’s musical profession started when she began singing covers of songs she appreciated, and recording them on her cellphone. As we speak she is seen as a number one mild of afro-jazz and various music in her residence nation.

  • Episode 8: Alena Murang (Malaysia)

Alena Murang is working to protect her Dayak Kelabit indigenous roots, from the rainforests and highlands of the island of Borneo. She was the primary girl to professionally carry out and educate the Sape, a lute instrument of the highland tribes of the island historically reserved for male healers. She sings within the endangered languages of Kelabit and Kenyah. 

  • Episode 9: LIA LIA (Germany/China)

LIA LIA is the brainchild of half-Chinese language, half-German artist Lia Wang. Her early releases drew international consideration, and led to a private invite from Doja Cat to assist her on a string of German reveals. She has over 245,000 subscribers on YouTube.

  • Episode 10: Lyn Lapid (USA/ Philippines)

As a youngster, Lyn Lapid began posting cowl movies on Youtube. In late 2019, she launched her Tik Tok web page, rapidly constructing an viewers of 5 million followers, who had been captivated by her voice. A snippet of her first unique music, Producer Man, turn out to be essentially the most seen unreleased demo on a Tik Tok video in 2020.


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