This article may be too long to read and navigate comfortably. French hip hop is the hip hop music style which was developed in French-speaking countries. The first major star of French hip hop french clothing for children MC Solaar, born Claude M’Barali in Dakar, Senegal. He moved to France in 1970 and lived in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges.
Solaar, Dee Nasty, and Lionel D championed a more mellow, sanguine style, while more hardcore performers such as Assassin and Suprême NTM assumed a more aggressive aesthetic. French hip-hop, like hip-hop in other countries, is highly influenced by American hip-hop. Columnist David Brooks wrote that “ghetto life, at least as portrayed in rap videos, now defines for the young, poor and disaffected what it means to be oppressed. Gangsta resistance is the most compelling model for how to rebel against that oppression.