• Taimoor Salahuddin
    An impressive and moving testimonial of rapper and comedian Ali Gul Pir from Karachi, Pakistan, who is faced by death threats due to his art. In the podcast he talks about what makes him feel lonely when living and working as a musician in Pakistan.
  • Manal Faheem Khan
    «Nowadays no song is independent», says journalist Manal Faheem Khan from Karachi and explains how the Pakistani music business works. The music video «#Kholo BC» by Ali Gul Pir and Adil Omar might be a rare exception here.
  • Thomas Burkhalter
    Karachi-based rapper and YouTube star Ali Gul Pir wants to be a man who matters. He attacks powerful warlords with satire and opposes the YouTube ban in Pakistan. For this he received death threats.
  • Ali Haider Habib
    In their 2014 music video «#Kholo BC» Karachi-based rapper and comedian Ali Gul Pir and rapper and singer/songwriter Adil Omar criticize the Pakistani government for banning the video-sharing site YouTube.
  • Thomas Burkhalter
    Rapper Ali Gul Pir from Karachi has a lot of courage. His video clips about feudal lords and against the YouTube ban in Pakistan inspired hot controversies. Gul Pir received death threats. «I want to be a man who mattered», he says in this interview.