Globalization has changed the production of music. In this paper, we explore the way in which world politics appear in local music and how audiences engage with this, through two case studies of songs by De Staat and The 1975.
The infamous line '100% that bitch' from hit song 'Truth Hurts', made rapper Lizzo one of the biggest names in music today. Her success story is closely connected to the current phase of globalization.
The globalization stage we live in can best be defined as a network society. This network society has brought us new 'jobs' like the Instagram influencer. What does this say about how our current society affects the way we view work?