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Rapping in ‘The City’

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June 19, 2014 11:38

Before it troops off to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Incubator troupe performs an English-language version of its rap opera.

The City

‘The City’ storyline deliberately uses archetypes.. (photo credit:Courtesy)

Rap is one of the most urban, down-and-dirty forms of musical expression around. That makes it a perfect fit – should you get the notion – for spinning a dark tale of misdemeanors, shady characters and sleazy setups.

The City is described as a “rap opera written entirely in rhyme, performed as one continuous song.”

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