Rebel Musics Volume 2 offers a fascinating journey into the rich, complex world where music
and politics co-exist, where rebel musicians mobilize for political change, resistance, and social justice. With explosive lyrics and driving rhythms, musicians are making important
contributions to movements for political change and social justice, at home and around the
Whether “talkin’ bout a revolution,” fighting the power, or saying (or playing) it loud,
musicians—sometimes with words, sometimes without—continue to find compelling ways to
sound off against systems of oppression, to use music as a soundtrack for resistance, change,
hope, and direct action.