On their latest single, rap trio OK Kid take on the issue of racism in Germany. The provocative video for "Gute Menschen" depicts an “honor killing”, and has been viewed several hundred thousand times.
The Hungarian State Opera has dramatically tweaked the famous George Gershwin opera, setting it in a refugee camp in an airplane hanger. It's a far cry from the original African-American cast and US Deep South context.
Last December, a German teenager was murdered by her former boyfriend, an Afghan refugee. The small town of Kandel has seen its streets hijacked by heated demonstrations of Germany's competing attitudes about migration.
"We need to include people's voices, not just their bodies," says celebrated actor and rapper Riz MC on integration. He and his Swet Shop Boys rap team spoke with DW about music, mixed identities and extremism.
The Berlin-based rapper Megaloh and his producer Ghanaian Stallion refer to their African roots in their music. Germany's Goethe-Institut has organized a tour for them in East Africa.
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