Popular Music, Place and Globalization. Chinese students' preferences and dilemmas in Shanghai, China". He claims that the listeners in the scenario would not have been able to make the choice of their favorite music, which negates the previous conception of popular music. Maskanda Past and Present. These forms and styles can be enjoyed and performed by people with little or no musical training. For example, in South Africa, the political songs during the Anti-Apartheid Movement were based on traditional tribal styles along with hybrid forms of imported genres.
But their thoughts came from war and social restrictions on youth.