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Pop star Helly Luv, known as the “Kurdish Shakira,” is fighting ISIS with music

Her latest anti-war music video was filmed less than two miles away from ISIS territory

Kurdish pop sensation Helly Luv. (Photo: © Helly Luv).... At the age of 18, she moved to America to pursue a music career, and at the end of 2013, she released her breakthrough hit &Risk It All. She received death threats for the controversial music video but remained defiant, releasing Revolution in 2015. Helan also runs an animal charity called Luv House, to protect animals in Kurdistan.

From Kurdistan With Luv Kurdish pop-sensation Helly Luv filmed her latest music video on the front lines against ISIS and spoke about her dream for an independent Kurdistan. BY ELLIOT FRIEDLAND