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Senegal: Hip hop music helps young people stay out of prison

Senegal: Hip hop music helps young people stay out of prison
 
Guédiawaye in the suburb of Dakar, Senegal Vincenzo Iaconianni/CC/Wikimedia

In a suburb of the Senegalese capital Dakar, a group of artists are using hip hop music to help young people stay out of prison. Sheriff Bojang has been in Guédiawaye to find out about getting criminals onto the right track using music.


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