Thai rappers’ rhymes rile military rulers as music video goes viral

A group of Thai rappers has touched a nerve with an impassioned and now-viral music video in which they drop fiery rhymes about the ruling junta. Police are considering filing charges against the lyricists.
The generals that toppled Thailand’s government in 2014 have kept a tight lid on dissent but creative criticism through music and arts has been harder to control, although its effect has been minimal. The song Prathet Ku Mee (Which is My Country), uploaded to YouTube on October 22,…