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Saturday, November 29, 2003

Mao Enters The Rap Game

Does desperation fuel creativity? Telegraph:

In a desperate appeal to China's fashionable youth, the Chinese Communist Party has approved the repackaging of Mao Zedong as a rap artist.

Mao's favourite exhortation -- the Two Musts -- is to be set to music and released alongside pop versions of all the Great Helmsman's old slogans, such as The East is Red and Serve the People.

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As Mao's anniversary on December 26, 1893 approaches, the party is keen to use the opportunity to revive interest in his ideology, increasingly regarded as irrelevant by younger, more money-oriented, generations.

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