Hausa (Nigeria ) songs
Artist: Musicians Adam A. Zango, Billy O., Ibro
Confronting Bodies: Kano State Censorship Board, Chief magistrate Muhtari Ahmed
Date of Action: June 6, 2009
Location: Kano, Nigeria
Description of Artwork: The songs, while labeled as obscene, actually subtly and metaphorically critique government policies, more specifically the Kato State's censorship board and government.
The Incident: The court announced that anyone found circulating the songs, selling, playing and downloading them would be proscecuted.
Results of Incident: Now these 11 songs are declared illegal property.