USA: MTV launches series to document power of music and art to ignite change

Launched on 18 November 2013, the weekly series ‘Rebel Music’ on MTV’s collage-channel in the United States, mtvU, documents youth uprising and the power of music and art to ignite change in conflict areas around the world.


“Revolution has a sound. Meet a new generation of fearless youth igniting change around the world.”

Each of six episodes highlights “a new group of fearless youth who are risking their lives today in the pursuit of a better tomorrow.”


MTV U’s ‘Rebel Music’ Launches… And We Listen
HuffPost Live joined by the series creator and revolutionary musicians in Egypt.

Hosted by:
• Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

• Nusrat Durrani – @RebelMusicDoc (New York, NY) Senior Vice President and General Manager of MTV World; Executive Producer of ‘Rebel Music’
• Karim Adel Eissa – @RushSaifullah (Cairo, Egypt) Rapper and Member of ‘Arabian Knightz’


About mvtU
American digital cable television network mtvU is MTV Networks’ Peabody and Emmy Award-winning 24-hour college network-the largest and most comprehensive media network just for college students.

Broadcast to more than 750 college campuses and via top cable distributors in 700 college communities nationwide, mtvU reaches nearly 9 million U.S. college students – making it the largest, most comprehensive television network just for college students.



Rebel Music broadcast schedule on mtvU:

Egypt: 18 November 2013 @ 9/8c
Afghanistan: 18 November 2013 @ 9:30/8:30c
Mali: 25 November 2013 @ 9/8c
India: 2 December 2013 @ 9/8c
Israel/Palestine: 9 December 2013 @ 9/8c
Mexico: 16 December 2013 @ 9/8c





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