Russian rapper Husky faces jail over gig on car roof

Russian rapper Husky faces jail over gig on car roof
 

A popular Russian rapper is facing two weeks in jail having been accused of organising an unlawful gathering for performing on top of a car after prosecutors banned his gig.
Husky, whose songs mock authorities and police brutality, has a wide following among young Russians. The 25-year-old’s videos score up to 6m views on YouTube.
The rapper was due to perform in the southern city of Krasnodar when local prosecutors warned the venue that his act had elements of what they called extremism. In recent years Russian authorities have used a vaguely worded law on extremism to pursue Kremlin... read more

 
22 November 2018 in World News, Views: 107
Source: Guardian
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