The Kurdish Singer Who Is Standing Up to Islamist Militants

ISIS and their ilk don’t exactly respect women, do they?  Helly Lev, a Kurdish singer in Iraq is pissed off at the situation and lets it be known in a song called “Risk It All.”  Yes, she’s been getting death threats for daring to be so uppity, but she doesn’t care.  This is one brave woman.  Read her story at The New York Post.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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