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Why rapper Freeze Corleone is - again - controversial

The Northern prefecture banned the concert of the controversial rapperé Freeze Corleone at the Zénith de Lille, Thursday February 15.

Freeze Corleone will not perform at the Zénith in Lille this Thursday. The new prefect of the North, Bertrand Gaume, had banned the rapper's concert, which was almost sold out, reports France Bleu Nord. A decision confirmed by the administrative court, a few hours before what could have been the start of the concert. The cause of this cancellation, # 39;preliminary investigation opened for "apology of terrorism" &agrav; against him. The lyrics of his song Haaland, performed as a duet with the rapper Luciano and released last week, seeming to evoke the attack committed on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice on July 14, 2016, which left 86 dead, had sparked protests. a lively controversy.

"In defense I'am Kalidou, you'es Lenglet. Burberry like an English grandfather. I arrive in rap like a truck that bombs with all its might. bottoms on the…", he raps, among others, without finishing his sentence, the end of which was in no doubt for the victims' association Life for Nice, which had expressed ; his &eac;emotion, saying he "horrified&eac;" and announcing having deposited complaint for advocating terrorism, France Bleu also reported on February 10. Christian Estrosi, mayor of Nice and Eric Ciotti, deputy LR of the Alpes-Maritimes and president of the Republican, had also reacted, expressing their indignation.

Freeze Corleone is not there yet his first controversy. In 2020, he was already at the top of the list. screw&eac; by an investigation for "provocation & racial hatred." The lyrics of his songs had already impressed him. caused concert cancellations, notably à Rennes in March 2023 or à Nantes in November. The same month, he was able to perform at the Zénith in Paris, despite the controversies.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116