Russian Parliament to Run Contest for Best Rap Song

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The Russian parliament has introduced a rap track competitors amid a crackdown on modern music that evoked Soviet-era censorship of the humanities.

A dozen rappers have had their exhibits canceled just lately after warnings from officers who declare that their music promotes the improper values. At least three musicians have been detained.

In a symbolic gesture of reconciliation, the State Duma introduced on Thursday that it might run a contest for the most effective rap track as regards to journey in Russia. The winner, based on lawmaker Mikhail Degtyarev, will win a visit round Russian cities.

Rap has emerged as one of the vital fashionable music genres amongst Russia’s youth because of its frank portrayal of every day realities and scathing criticism of the federal government.