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EU Tries A Rap Battle To Encourage Young People To Vote

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EU Tries A Rap Battle To Encourage Young People To Vote

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EU Tries A Rap Battle To Encourage Young People To Vote

EU Tries A Rap Battle To Encourage Young People To Vote

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The rap battle featured members of the European Parliament amid dueling emcees such DeKay. At least one young person was convinced — Dekay herself said she'd vote.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Yo, yo, listen up. I'm Renee Montagne. The European Union recently held rap battle to try to engage young voters in this week's parliamentary election, most of whom don't make it to the polls. The rap battle featured members of the Parliament amid dueling emcees like DeKay.

(SOUNDBITE OF RAP BATTLE)

DEKAY: (singing) Yeah, so make a change in how you living. If you could vote for "X Factor" why not vote for politicians?

MONTAGNE: At least one young person was convinced - Dekay herself said she'd vote. It's MORNING EDITION.

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