Rapper Ptakha (real name David Nuriev) called the proposed amendments to the Code of Administrative Offenses and the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, which provide for punishment for performers who read about drugs, an excess. His words leads “Lenta.ru”.
“There is a different context: there is when people promote drugs and their use, and there is when they talk about a situation in which this or that narcotic substance appears”Bird noticed.
According to him, attacks on rap and its performers in Russia occur all the time, which is discrimination. In addition, banning songs that mention drugs will not solve the problem of distribution of illegal substances.
“No drugs, no drug songs”– summed up Bird.