RAP ON TRIAL
Spectacular court cases involving stars have become our constant companion in recent years. It becomes particularly critical when artists come into conflict with the law for the sake of their art. How vulnerable are artists before the law? And when and how does music become evidence in the justice system?
In the Western world, musicians generally benefit from extensive freedom, but some artists seem to be less free before the law than others – at least that is the accusation in a currently rather explosive debate. We took a look at what’s behind it in this AUX editorial.