Rap star Verdun commemoration show cancelled after far-right protests

Front National said Black M, due to perform at the late-May remembrance ceremony of WWI battle, has recorded songs calling France a country of infidels.

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French authorities have pulled the plug on a popular rap star's show during war commemorations in the town of Verdun after a clamour of criticism, notably from far-rightists who said the singer's presence was inappropriate, reports Reuters.