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February 28, 2012 1:44 pm

Iranian Rappers Take Shot at Assad and Medvedev for Syria Massacres (VIDEO)

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A child being consoled after being injured in the Syrian conflict. Photo: MEMRI.

“The blues tell the story of life’s difficulties and, if you think for a moment, you realize that they take the hardest realities of life and put them into music, only to come out with some new hope or sense of triumph. This is triumphant music.”

These are the words of Martin Luther King Jr., speaking in 1964 at the Berlin Jazz Festival.

“For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions”

That was Plato.

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Now, Iranian rappers are taking their shot at Syria’s ruling President, Bashar al-Assad, and his allies.  In a song entitled “Battle for Homs”, Iranian artists Emad Ghavidel and Hamed Fard are expressing their solidarity with the Syrian opposition.

With the help of MEMRI, a portion of the songs lyrics are provided below, and a video of the song in its entirety can also be seen below.

“Hey, Medvedev, I do not know what you are planning to do.

“But the truth is that you have become a bad name in history!

“I swear to laments of grieving mothers.

“I swear to tears of grieving mothers.

“You will pay for it, Bashar Al-Assad.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rg8BePdYkrk&feature=channel_video_title

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