Archive for the ‘music’ Category

This video is a report I made together with Zsolt Balog on Roma rappers in Budapest. Through the account of four Roma rappers from the District VIII of Budapest we wanted to demonstrate how Roma rap is perceived by them and by the majority. They represent three generations in Roma rap music. Báró started his career in […]


Kaske is the “song of vengeance”. Fókatelep is a Hungarian band, their singer is Annamari Oláh, the other members are well-known musicians from other Hungarian acts such as Korai Öröm and ColorStar. This song is special because Gusztáv Balogh is featured in it, according to Lángoló Gitárok music blog he is considered to be the best […]


Interview with Enes from the Beroots Bangers Enes is a French rapper living in Spain. He and his friend Zemo are forming the rap group Beroots Bangers from Barcelona. They have recently released a new video ‘Escapate’ with lyrics about MCs who should escape the stereotypes of being show-off gangster rappers. I talked to Enes […]


I have just found this lovely six-minutes-long video. A group walked around in Budapest and asked people what song they were listening to.


Recently, a group of young and creative people travelled to Hétes to make a video about Roma children living there and discussing what it would look like to become popular on TV. Hétes is quite a neglected neighborhood in Ózd city, Northern Hungary. These young kids are rapping about reality TV shows in Hungarian media. They […]


Very sad I didn’t pay close attention and didn’t see that on March 16 Jamie Woon published on YouTube his new music video for the song Lady Luck from the upcoming album. But now I am sharing this sweet video with you which was shot in Budapest. I know it’s funny to read this from […]


The new thing to me with this media law debate was that it was not only politicians, philosophers and whatever academic or journalist intellectuals supporting the campaign for free press but other sort of public persons also spoke up for the issue. It’s a very good thing on the one hand because now we can […]