Indian Rap in Bolivia

In Bolivia, young people are using rap music - in both their native language of Aymara and Spanish - in a form that many envisioned for rap in the U.S. in the 80's. They are rapping about poverty, coca, revolution, oppression, the police, and the government. This is happening at a time when protests are going on throughout the country over what to do with energy resources that have traditionally profited the wealthy. Rap is becoming a part of the movement to change the unequal distribution of the wealth that the country can produce. Check out the NYTimes article.
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