In our Melting Pop series, PopXport introduces artists from Germany whose families come from all over the world. This time we meet Blumio, a Düsseldorf rapper with Japanese roots.
By some calculations, hip-hop is celebrating 44 years as a musical genre and a movement this weekend. German rap is not quite so old, but there have been three rhyme-rich decades so far.
For 11 years a brave German couple has been fighting neo-Nazis in their small town by staging a rock music festival. DW's Jefferson Chase went to rural northeastern Germany to check out this mix of pop and politics.
Come rain or shine, in cities or villages: All over Germany, people are manning info stands, ringing doorbells and otherwise drawing attention to the party they favor. DW's Silke Wünsch met those unsung campaigners.
Samantha Montgomery spends her days working as an elder-care worker and her nights posting videos of herself singing on YouTube. When the Israeli mashup video artist Kutiman samples her singing, "Princess Shaw" becomes a viral sensation.
Nick Cave is a musician, actor, filmmaker, and poet. Now he’s a comic book hero, too. Reinhard Kleist's latest graphic novel is "Nick Cave - Mercy On Me".
Take part in our quiz, and win great CDs! We'll play a cover version of a German hit. Just answer the following question:
According to the Berenberg city ranking, Stuttgart is Germany capital of culture, home to more theaters and opera houses, proportional to the population, than anywhere else in the country. How come?
With the world's highest number of startups per capita, Israel is a dream come true for many young entrepreneurs. DW went to Tel Aviv's DLD Innovation Festival to find out what makes the Israeli tech scene so successful.
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