Lyapis Trubetskoy was formed in Minsk (Belorussia) in 1990 year as a reggae-pop band with funny songs about love, pigeons and gays. But after 2006 they changed main course in music, and started playing ska-rock about freedom, slavery, power and fortitude.
In 2011 the band was included in Belorussian Black list as a band with anti-government views and statements against the president of Belorussia- Alexander Lukashenko. But for people in Belorussia and other countries Lyapis Trubetskoy are the voices of justice and freedom. At the end of 2013 Lyapis Trubetskoy performed in Kiev (at the time of Ukrainian Euromaidan) with supporting and their song “Warriors of Light” became an unofficial anthem of the revolution.