Music Without Borders

The Cultural Frontline

Music is a language without borders but what does it mean to those who’ve had to cross borders to survive? Rihab Azar, a classical oud player from Syria, Yasmin Kadi, an Afrobeat singer from Sierra Leone, and Tabrae, an underground hip-hop artist from Iran, are three talented, young musicians forced to leave their home countries.

With some help from award winning music producer Chad Hobson, the three come together for a Cultural Frontline special, not only to share their experiences, but to write an original piece of music to tell their collective story.

Presenter: Tina Daheley
Producer: Ben Davis

(Image: Yasmin Kadi, Chad Hobson, Rihab Azar, Tabrae, Credit: Gareth Kay/BBC)

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