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Indigenous activists preview MTV's 'Rebel Music: Native America'

Marginalized peoples and social activists have for generations turned to music to articulate grievances, express identities, revive cultures, start movements and, ultimately, affect real change. From anti-war musicians like Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger, who praised peace with words in the ’60s, to rappers like Run DMC and N.W.A., who verbalized the difficulties of life in the inner city in the ’80s and ’90s, artists have long blurred the line between art and activism.

MTV’s docu-series Rebel Music takes a look at populations around the world who are currently using music to voice messages that the world needs to hear. The premiere episode focuses on young Native North Americans using rap and pop to empower their generation to fight for their people and their land. READ FULL STORY

Are you in on the Miley movement? MTV releases trailer for new Miley Cyrus documentary -- VIDEO

That’s right–Miley’s still got you talking, and she’s looking forward to keeping it that way for a couple of more weeks.

In anticipation for her new album, Bangerz, MTV releases a one-minute trailer for Miley: The Movement, the one-hour documentary special that depicts the day-to-day of the artist formerly known as Hannah Montana.

Packed with cameo appearances, from her We Can’t Stop producer Mike WiLL Made It and Britney Spears, the special takes a behind-the-scenes approach to capturing Miley before and after the MTV VMAs performance as well as her musical influences for her latest project.

“Everyone takes the VMAs so serious,” Cyrus tells Spears in the trailer. “I just wanna come out and shoot a hot dog gun, I just wanna have fun!”

Miley: The Movement premieres Wednesday, October 2, 10p/9c on MTV. Watch the trailer below:
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