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Daniel Brown

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Daniel Brown has been covering crossover, traditional and urban music since 1995. A Paris-based journalist, he has been contributing feature-length articles and reviews for Songlines since 1999. He is vice-chairperson of Freemuse and has published numerous in-depth reports on musicians and human rights abuses. Daniel is a former staff reporter at Radio France International, producing World Tracks for 15 years.

Daniel worked as a journalist for the 2008 documentary An Independent Mind by Rex Bloomstein, aired by Channel 4 in December of the same year. He was also music consultant for the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, creating the Music Desk, a permanent exhibition on the music born of the transatlantic voyage to the Americas by enslaved Africans. He wrote 'Rap and Censorship in France' for the book Shoot the Singer.

Articles by Daniel Brown

1/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

My World: Youssou N’Dour

Having recently turned 60, the Senegalese star is taking stock and looking to the future, as reflected in his My World playlist. He talks to Daniel Brown about his choices

4/6/2018 4:10:00 PM

Playlist: Musicians in Exile

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