In Lille, Millésime K. is not welcome.
Tuesday, March 21, Martine Aubry, the socialist mayor of the city, challenged the prefecture, asking for the banning of a concert by the controversial rapper planned in the city on Saturday evening, AFP learned from the town hall.
The rapper, with more than 700,000 subscribers on TikTok, is known for his songs close to far-right positions.
This is not the first time that one of his concerts has been threatened.
Already on March 10, when he was to start a tour called
near Grenoble , with around twenty dates throughout France, his concert was canceled.
The reason ?
Several unions and anti-fascist organizations had mobilized, denouncing the rapper's remarks.
“Aggressions and far-right terrorism are on the rise everywhere and the words of Millésime K. clearly incite it, it is time to stop them”
, they affirmed.
One of the managers of the Isérois center, where the concert was to be held, explained to AFP that she had been deceived by the
approach of the rapper, who would have presented himself as being a
company. , and had therefore broken the contract.
A few days later, near Lyon, another of his concerts almost suffered the same fate.
Several organizations, including the NPA 69 party and elected environmentalists, demanded that the Rhône prefecture cancel the event.
In the end, the concert was held in Chasselay on Saturday March 11, but
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After being banned from representation in several cities, the far-right rapper will still have to perform in Marseille, Montpellier, Strasbourg or even Paris.