A Burmese hip hop artist known for the pro-democracy themes in his songs has been banned from performing during a charity concert scheduled for Saturday, August 6, in Rangoon, according to Mizzima news, a news organization run by exiled Burmese journalists.

Zay Yar Thaw is one of the founders of Generation Wave, an underground music group that specializes in pro-democracy messages in its hip hop songs.

Read the entire story on the Mizzima website here.

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