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The French hip hop group IAM hails from Marseille, a town full of disaffected young people who feel like they've been let down by the state. IAM denounces state failures and abuses of power in their music, but also pushes back against the cliché of the ignorant rapper. The group's music and performances reference ancient Egypt, medieval Japan, Khufu and the Bête du Gévaudan. 



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