Thai rappers make drill to protest the political establishment

Rap Against Dictatorship are battling censorship after having their videos removed

14.01.21

Words by: Felicity Martin

A Thai rap group named Rap Against Dictatorship is releasing drill tracks as a way of protesting the political establishment.

Various protest rallies have been held in Thailand since July in a bid to tackle current issues with the military and monarchy, with Rap Against Dictatorship performing at many of them.

Recent drill track titled ‘Patiroop (Reform)’ was reportedly blocked on YouTube in Thailand by the government.

Group member Dechathorn Bamrungmuang, also known as Hockey, was previously arrested in Thailand for his role in a protest and faces up to seven years in jail.

Watch the video for ‘Reform’, which was shot at a protest, below.

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