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For those who would die for their art, $20 grand doesn’t even cover the bounty:
” … Thomas Erdbrink reported, an Iranian rapper living in Germany recently ran afoul of a leading cleric back home because of a song deemed heretical. The ayatollah’s fatwa in turn led an Islamist Web site to offer a $100,000 bounty for his killing. …”
Hey Naghi! Now that Mahdi has slept, we are calling you.
Hey Naghi! We are ready wearing our shrouds, hey Naghi! Rise up!
Naghi! For sake of love and Viagra.
Naghi, I swear on your sense of humor
On this exile that is far from [you]
On the great organ of life
That sits behind us in a threatening mode
Naghi, I invoke you on the length and width of sanctions
On the rising value of the dollar and the feeling of humiliation
Naghi, I swear on the cardboard imam
On the baby who was saying “Ali!” while stuck in his mother’s womb