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French Hip-hop & Politics

Yo La La ! #21 : Interview of a Hip-Hop activist

Julien C., hip-hop activist and scholar talks about the relationship between the French hip-hop scene and the government, bands he likes and events he helped create:

-the Paris Hip-Hop festival (concerts, exhibits, debates, films showings etc) all around Paris lasted 2 weeks and attracted 15'000 hip-hop fans.

-the Rue event at the Grand-Palais (concerts, dance shows, graffiti and street sports) lasted 3 days and attracted 50'000 visitors.

The episode, featuring the translated interview (in English)

If you speak French, check out the original version
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