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New French Music: Maître GIMS En duo avec Vianney Posted by on May 12, 2018

I’ve already written about the popular French artist Vianney. Well, he’s just come out with a new release en duo (in a duet) with the French rapper Maître GIMS. Maître GIMS is a well known French musician, a former member of the hip-hop group Sexion d’Assaut, and released his third solo album La Ceinture Noire (The Black Belt) in…

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On Verra Bien (French Music) Posted by on Jan 23, 2018

In French, on verra bien means “we shall see.” It’s an expression that you’ll often hear in French. For example, On verra bien comment ça va se passer. (“Well, we’ll see how it will work out.”) Or, On verra bien avec le temps. (“We shall see in due time.”) A popular French song, drawing on classic hip-hop, uses this French expression…

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Check out “Dommage” by Rap Duo Bigflo & Oli! Posted by on Nov 12, 2017

Lacking motivation? Let this song give you a glimpse into what could be if you don’t just get up and do it! And these two brothers know what it means to find the drive to follow your passion. Raised in la ville rose (the pink city — Toulouse) to an Argentinianfather and a Franco-Algerian mother…

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Je t’aime, Maman (I Love You, Mom) Posted by on Nov 20, 2012

Here on the French Blog, we never forget how precious les mamans (moms) are! So, to all those of us who are lucky enough to still have a mother, but often tend to take her presence with us for granted: Remember that a Maman is un cadeau (a gift) which does not last forever. Let us all tell our mothers…

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The French Cowboy Posted by on Sep 12, 2012

Come on, mes amis, wear your chapeaux (hats), bring along your Smith & Wessons, jump on the selles (saddles) of your chevaux (horses), and let’s all go for une petite balade (a small ride) with French Rap pioneer Mc Solaar… Our destination? We’re off to le Nouveau Western (“The New Western”) MC SOLAAR – “Le Nouveau Western“ (“The New Western”) Le vent souffle en Arizona The wind whirls…

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Do You Speak French – Or Martian?! Posted by on Aug 1, 2012

Parlez-vous Français (do you speak French)? Ou bien parlez-vous Martien? (or do you speak Martian)? Oh attention, if you don’t have quatre bras (four arms), that would just mean you are not a real “martien“! 😉 Benny B & Daddy K: “Do You Speak Martien?” This pioneering French Rap song celebrated its 20th anniversary last year! ★ DO…

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The French RAP of the Participes PASSÉS Posted by on Jun 23, 2012

A French teacher from Canada has devised a fun and fantastic way to teach French grammar to her young students: A French Rap song that describes the rules of thumb of the “PP“—meaning les Participes Passés (Past Participles)! Pour plus de détails (For more details), go to: ♦ LE RAP DES PARTICIPES PASSÉS (THE RAP…

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