Thailand’s authorities is submitting its personal response “within the spirit of competitors” to a dissident rap video posted by twelve of the preferred rappers within the nation. The video titled “Prathet Ku Mee” which roughly interprets to “What’s My Country?” or “Which Is My Country?” has develop into a viral sensation within the Southeast Nation.
The reputation of the track, together with its acknowledged trigger, has prompted Thai authorities to file their response the media. Instead of jailing the political dissidents, or proscribing their motion, the Government has determined to concern a “rap diss” of their very own.
On Thursday, the World bore witness to “Thailand four.zero,” the federal government’s response to criticism over the navy’s “oppressive” presence on the home entrance. So far, the response from the general public is one in every of cringe-worthy laughter.
“The nation the place the panther was slain by rifle. The nation that preaches ethical however crime fee larger than Eiffel,” raps one of many 12 emcees talking out in “Prathet Ku Mee.”
“The legislation cannot struggle in opposition to Dharma or Bible. Good individuals by no means saluted as idol,” he continues.
Check out each movies, so as of succession. It should not be too exhausting to identify which of the 2 was written by precise musicians.