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Meat-Pastry Rap Threatens China's Security

From: The Tibet Connection
Length: 05:35

In March, a young Swiss-Tibetan named Karma Emchi pro­duced a funny rap song about a Tibetan meat pas­try and posted it on YouTube. But he couldn't have guessed what was going to hap­pen next. Rebecca Novick inves­ti­gates the unlikely story of the "Sha­pale Song."

Shapale_screenshot_small In March, a young Swiss-Tibetan named Karma Emchi pro­duced a funny rap song about a Tibetan meat pas­try and posted it on YouTube. But he couldn't have guessed what was going to hap­pen next. Rebecca Novick inves­ti­gates the unlikely story of the "Sha­pale Song."

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Broadcast History

Originally broadcast on The Tibet Connection / Sprouts, June 2011

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

In March, a young Swiss-Tibetan named Karma Emchi (EM-chee) pro­duced a funny rap song about a Tibetan meat pas­try and posted it on YouTube. But he couldn't have guessed what was going to hap­pen next. Rebecca Novick (NO-vik) inves­ti­gates the unlikely story of the Sha­pale (SHAH-puh-lay) song.

OUTRO:

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Shapale Song Karma Emchi 2011 :00

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8z2_IE6NfSE