Russian rapper and Vladimir Putin supporter Timati has removed an overtly pro-government music video after it smashed Russian YouTube’s record to become the most disliked clip on the social media platform.
The song and video, titled “Moscow,” was performed by Timati, who has described himself as Putin’s “best friend,” and fellow rapper Guf. The clip was uploaded to YouTube just ahead of Sunday elections in the Russian capital, The Moscow Times reported. It featured picturesque shots of Moscow and pro-government lyrics as well as a homophobic line.
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