Rapper Friz Corleone is authorized by the Council of State to perform in Rennes, against the advice of the town hall
The municipality of Rennes wanted to prevent the rapper from performing in the city on Saturday night. The Council of State decided otherwise and Freeze Corleone will be able to perform as part of the Rap Festival.
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Rapper Freeze Corleone will finally be able to perform in Rennes this Saturday 18 March as part of the Rap Festival Boomin Fest Reindeer : Indeed, on Friday evening, the State Council rejected the city’s appeal, which wanted to ban the concert singer. The Board considered that the offer does not include “Proven risks“from” pHuman dignity is violated“And don’t cause trouble.
On February 28, the Mayor of Rennes, Nathalie Abery in PS, issued a municipal decree banning the singer’s performance, highlighting in particular the danger of “general chaosBut Corleone-Issa Diakhati’s suspension of civil status was raised before the Administrative Court of Rennes, which suspended the municipality’s decree. The city council immediately announced that it was filing an appeal with the State Council.
An investigation opened in 2020 regarding “words considered anti-Semitic”
To justify its ban, the city of Rennes in particular cited an investigation opened in 2020 into Corleone’s freezing of “Words considered anti-Semitic and calling for Nazism and terrorism“. but “This investigation led to the expulsion a year later on the grounds that the facts (…) had expired by the statute of limitations“, confirms the State Council.
In addition,If it appears from the investigation that the rapper Friz Corleone wrote and sang texts, the content of which is not in dispute, that contain passages that refer positively to Nazism and are clearly of an anti-Semitic nature– confirms the artist.that these texts are no longer the ones that make up his concerts today“And he wouldn’t explain it to Rin,” adds the order.
A rising figure in French rap, Freeze Corleone, whose YouTube clips total several million views, was released in September 2020 by Universal Music, which denounced “Racist remarks are not acceptable“.
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