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Two young rappers have come together to tell the story of young Billy, a teenager conscripted in 1916 to go and fight in WW1.
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RAPPEL
By Jamie Winchester and Gareth Leaman
MC Gareth Leaman (Versatile) and DJ Jamie Winchester, Pentalk Lab wanted to tell the story of young Billy, a teenager conscripted to fight in WWI in 1916. Scratching, beat matching and beat juggling, the rappers pay tribute to all the soldiers that lost their lives.

This Video Nation film is made by young people in Wales as part of the pan BBC WWI campaign to commemorate the 90th anniversary of Armistice, bringing young and old together in the act of Remembrance.

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1918-2008 Ninety Years of Remembrance




Title:
RAPPEL
Contributor:
Jamie Winchester and Gareth Leaman
Length:
3.01 mins
Date:
18 Nov 2008
Source:
Video Nation UK
Region:
Wales
Location:
wales
Categories:
Identity


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