A nation of millions can't hold them back

A nation of millions can't hold them back

Rap Against Dictatorship's Prathet Ku Mee ('What My Country's Got) is a 5-minute, fire-breathing track that disses all that's wrong with the country right now. (Screen cap YouTube/Rap Against Dictatorship)
Rap Against Dictatorship's Prathet Ku Mee ('What My Country's Got) is a 5-minute, fire-breathing track that disses all that's wrong with the country right now. (Screen cap YouTube/Rap Against Dictatorship)

Rhymes and misdemeanours. Yo, yo. Rappers are threatened to be thrown in a slammer.

Yo yo, why are you so scared of someone in loose jumpers? Count one, count two, count five, count 10 million viewers.

The world has Daft Punk, but yo, Thailand has a bunch of daft dictators.

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Kong Rithdee

Bangkok Post columnist

Kong Rithdee is a Bangkok Post columnist. He has written about films for 18 years with the Bangkok Post and other publications, and is one of the most prominent writers on cinema in the region.


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