The Prosecutor General’s office instructed to check the cancellation of concerts of rappers in the regions
The Prosecutor General’s office instructed regional offices to conduct inspections of the cancellation of the concerts of rappers, specified in the notification of the Prosecutor General addressed to the Mary Voropayeva, head of the youth Parliament at the state Duma, in response to an appeal on the results of the December round table rappers and deputies in the state Duma.
“Reported that (…) your message about the legality and validity of actions of employees of law enforcement bodies and bodies of local self-government related to the cancellation of a number of popular rap artists received from the Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation the Election of A. B., directed the prosecutors of the republics of Dagestan, Sakha (Yakutia), Tatarstan, Krasnodar, Belgorod and Nizhny Novgorod regions for the inspection, acceptance in the presence of bases response and inform you about the results”, — stated in the letter.
Maria Voropaeva RNS confirmed the authenticity of the document. “The Prosecutor General’s office will monitor the execution of your orders,” she said.
At the end of last year in the state Duma at the site of the Youth Parliament held a round table to discuss the mass cancellation of concerts of rappers in the regions. From musicians attended the meeting rappers Basta and bird. From the deputies — the Deputy head of the security Committee Anatoly Vyborny, the head of the Committee on youth policy Mikhail Degtyarev. First suggested to him describe the problem in more detail, so he could send a Deputy inquiry to the Prosecutor General.
At the end of 2018 in some regions of Russia cancelled the concerts of rap artists Husky and LJ, and bands IC3PEAK and “friend zone”.