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  • 10/26/2007

Podcast: French Hip-Hop

While there's still a handful of Americans that may snicker at the idea of French rap, the very same haters may not have heard Paris-born, Lausanne, Switzerland-based Thomas' Yo La La! podcast, which features MCs and producers from the world's second biggest global hip-hop market. The monthly mixes include talent from all facets of the French game–from rap de rue (street rap) to alternative rap (electro-infused hip-hop) to commercial rap, both vinatge and brand new. For this exclusive XLR8R Podcast DJ Mix, Thomas gives us a taste of France with tracks from Princess Anies, Lunatic, Sniper, Supreme NTM, and more.

To read up on Thomas' podcasts, check out the French Hip-Hop feature in XLR8R's Paris City issue.For translations and explanations about these tracks, get to Yo La La!

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Tracklisting
1. IAM "Tam-Tam de l'Afrique" (Delabel)
2. La Cliqua "Requiem" (Delabel)
3. Lunatic "Le Crime Paie" (Hostile)
4. Idéal J "Hardcore" (Naive)
5. Kalash "Tant qu'elle Résonne (Musique Engaée)" (Musicast)
6. Assassin "Touche d'espoir" (Livin Astro)
7. Sniper  Feat. Leila Rami "Entre Deux" (East West)
8. Supreme NTM "Qu'est ce qu'on Attend" (Epic)
9. Seth Gueko & Sefyu Molotov "Patate de Forain" (Neochrome)
10. Princess Anies "Trop Despee" (Tilt)
11. Booba "Boulbi" (Barclay)
12. La Rumeur "Paris nous nourrit, Paris nous Affame" (EMI)
13. L'Atelier "Le Hip-Hop c'est mon Pote" (Institubes)
14. DSL & Svinkels "Prohibition" (Chronowax)
15. Saian Supa Crew "Marche á l'ombre (EMI)
16. Le Puzzle "Fais le toi MÍme" (Piece de Collec)
17. La Caution "The a la Menthe" (Kerozen)

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