The biggest new thing on Youtube is … Belgian

The biggest new thing on Youtube is … Belgian

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norman lebrecht

March 29, 2015

We alerted readers ten months ago to the phenomenon that is Stromae, a baritone rapper of prodigious musicality. Stromae – an anagram for ‘Maestro’ – has scored 240 million Youtube views with his haunting debut song,¬†Papaoutai. His Youtube total exceeds half a billion, and he has just launched in the US.

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Comments

  • william osborne says:

    The video is blocked in Germany by GEMA…

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