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Terrorist attack in Stockholm on April 7, 2017

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“I believe it’s done for” is how Swedish rapper Ken Ring answered the question “What happened to the world’s most harmonious country.”

Norwegian national broadcaster NRK has run a program on “Swedish conditions,” a recently-coined term for the worsening urban blight that has come to affect the neighboring country. Half-Kenyan Swedish rapper Ken Ring was invited to the studio, and he turned out to have a lot to say.

In the program, Ken Ring described how his country and his hometown of Hässelby in Greater Stockholm have changed since his childhood, making it sound like a devolution from an idyll to a dystopia.

“Today, there is an open gang war. My brother was murdered. I have 18 or maybe even 19 mates who were murdered. Today’s Sweden is a different reality — today in Sweden, a completely different world,” Ken Ring told NRK.

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