Music, passion and powerful women: Launch of Amplify HER, an exciting new podcast from the UN

By | November 24, 2022

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

  • Episode 1: Milli (Thailand)

Teenage famous person Milli has change into the primary Thai artist to carry out solo on the well-known Coachella music pageant, profitable over a complete new viewers. She has been making waves in her nation since releasing her debut single Phak Kon in 2020, due to witty lyrics in English, Thai and a number of other regional dialects.

  • Episode 2: MC Yallah (Uganda)

A profitable artist from an early age, MC Yallah needed to battle to get again into the music trade, after taking the time to boost his household. A turning level got here when she signed with Nyege Nyege, a document firm that helps artists outdoors the mainstream. She took her music in a brand new, extra experimental course and now attracts giant crowds throughout Europe.

  • Episode 3: Carmen de Leon (Venezuela)

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

  • Episode 4: Emel (Tunisia)

Emel Mathlouthi has been named “the voice of the Tunisian revolution”, after a video of her performing a model of the track “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 on YouTube and profitable Canadian music awards and accolades. Shortly after, whereas nonetheless in highschool, influential EDM producer David Guetta invited her to function on his track “Battle.”

  • Episode 6: Sarah Crouch (Jamaica)

Sarah Crouch is a part of DejaVilla, a duo she shaped with Brooklyn-based producer and songwriter David Marston, who present the dance beats to her sultry vocals. Though her dad and mom are each musicians, they inspired her to review within the hospitality trade, realizing that making a residing within the music trade, particularly in Jamaica, may be troublesome. Cooking remains to be one among his passions.

  • Episode 7: Adomaa (Ghana)

Adomaa’s music profession began when she began singing covers of songs she favored and recording them on her telephone. At the moment, she is taken into account a number one determine in Afro-jazz and various music in her residence nation.

  • Episode 8: Alena Murang (Malaysia)

Alena Murang strives to protect her indigenous Dayak Kelabit roots, which come from the rainforests and highlands of the island of Borneo. She was the primary girl to professionally play and train the Sape, a lute instrument of the island’s highland tribes historically reserved for male healers. She sings within the endangered Kelabit and Kenyah languages.

  • Episode 9: LIA LIA (Germany/China)

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

  • Episode 10: Lyn Lapid (USA/Philippines)

As a young person, 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 his first authentic track, Producer Man, turned probably the most watched unreleased demo on a Tik Tok video in 2020.