Chagrin d’amour is a French pop duo, often cited as the ones who recorded the first French hip hop album. In 1982, they released “Chacun fait ce qui lui plait,” a recording of songs all performed in French with obvious influences by the rap music style. The album gained instant success in the country and sold over 3 million copies. Chagrin d’amour’s songs with simple rhymes and rap techniques caused many amateur music artists to become interested in the hip-hop style.
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