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Spotlight on Madagascar Part 3 - Hip hop

By Raïssa Ioussouf

Hip hop culture has gained popularity in Madagascar over the last 10 years. Performers’ lyrics focus on serious issues such as poverty, deforestation or problems faced by young people. Although rappers are influenced by US culture, their songs use traditional Malagasy music.

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