There’s a Swedish power metal band called “Sabaton” who teach history through their music, including an album devoted to teaching about World War Two.
Britney Spears’ music is used by the British Navy to scare off Somali pirates.
Shakira has been making music for more than 23 years, can play the guitar, drums, percussion, and harmonica, speaks 7 different languages, is the founder of a charity called Pies Descalzos, and is a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF.
Shakira was banned from her school choir because her music teacher didn’t think she could sing and thought that she “sounded like a goat”.
Song stuck in your head but can’t think of the name? There's a website called midomi.com that allows you to sing or hum a song into your computer or phone and it will find the actual song.
In Montreal, there's a bus stop with swings that play musical notes when you swing on them.
According to the Outlawz, after Tupac was cremated, his ashes were mixed with marijuana and smoked by the members of the rapper's former group.
Jimi Hendrix played a song dedicated to MLK the night of his assassination that is described as one of the most hauntingly beautiful songs ever played. Nobody at the entire concert recorded it.