Feuding French rappers seek to take dispute to boxing ring
BRUSSELS (AP) — Two French rappers who fought a running battle inside a Paris airport with their entourages over the summer are seeking to take their dispute into a boxing ring in Belgium.
Booba, one of France's most successful rap artists, announced on social media a "light-heavyweight category" bout at the Palais 12 venue in Brussels on April 5.
Column: Booba’s in France, a place he really, really loves!
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Bubba Watson — or "Boo-ba," as he's known in these parts — is trying hard to shed his image as the Ugly American.
He doesn't just like France.
He LOVES France!
The museums. The culture. The food.
All of it.
You almost expected him to start speaking French (with a bit of a Southern drawl, perhaps) during his news conference Wednesday, two days before the start of the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in the rather nondescript suburbs outside Paris.
Court frees French rappers ahead of fight trial
PARIS (AP) — French rappers Booba and Kaaris are being released from custody ahead of their expected trial next month for fighting inside Paris' Orly airport.
Their lawyers said a Paris appeals court ordered their release Thursday morning. They are not allowed to leave France and must turn in their passports.
Booba is among France's most successful contemporary rap artists.
PARIS (AP) — Prominent French rappers Booba and Kaaris were in custody Thursday after video emerged of them fighting in a crowd inside Paris' Orly airport, according to a French prosecutor.
Twelve others who were involved in the Wednesday afternoon disruptions that delayed flights were also in custody Thursday morning, official Laure Beccuau told AP.