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May 27, 2013

Rapping the news

Senegal's hip-hop stars pave the way for new forms of citizen journalism.
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Screenshot of Journal Rappé YouTube clip.

Two hip-hop artists are at the forefront of the newest trend in Senegalese media: rapping the news. Artists Xuman and Keyti, have joined forces to create Journal Rappé, a weekly 4-minute news broadcast rapped in both French and Wolof.

 

 

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