Music shines in the dark: a study of the songs inspired by Hurricane María in Puerto Rico
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In the less than two years since Hurricane María, artists from various genres have released songs inspired by the storm’s effect in Puerto Rican society. In order to answer the main research question, a sample of songs were analyzed. As this paper will demonstrate, under the context of this specific event, disaster-inspired songs generally do not generate much money nor attention for its artists. Rather, they serve as artistic expressions that help each artist develop their career journey. More importantly, this Research Paper showcases industry-wide issues that continue to greatly affect artists across the world.
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Nadal, Cristina. “Music shines in the dark: a study of the songs inspired by Hurricane María in Puerto Rico.” Master's Project, Berklee College of Music, 2019. https://remix.berklee.edu/graduate-studies-global-entertainment-business/188