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Uzbek Government Censors Rap Music

The government of Uzbekistan has set up a special body to censor rap music, Radio Ozodlik, the Uzbek Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and 12.uz have reported.

Rappers in the Uzbek language have become popular among young people in Uzbekistan and have spread on Youtube, but the government is unhappy over their growing influence. Now the singers are being tasked to clean up their lyrics and remove anything offensive -- and replace them with more tunes about the Motherland, featuring virtues like loyalty, kindness, and love of one's family.

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