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A group of aspiring rappers calling themselves Troup Easy wait for hours to get a turn to use the small recording studio available for rent at Koze Kreyol in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti on July 18, 2008. . Since the passing of 3 of the members of the famous group Barikad Crew, a number of Haitian youth have been inspired to form their own groups. But with a cost of around $100 USD to record a single track, groups are often comprised of more than 10 members. "Everybody's hope in the music business down her is that someone will hear their music and contact them and want to produce them," says Koze Kreyol co-founder Emmanuel Cajuste.

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A group of aspiring rappers calling themselves Troup Easy wait for hours to get a turn to use the small recording studio available for rent at Koze Kreyol in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti on July 18, 2008. . Since the passing of 3 of the members of the famous group Barikad Crew, a number of Haitian youth have been inspired to form their own groups. But with a cost of around $100 USD to record a single track, groups are often comprised of more than 10 members. "Everybody's hope in the music business down her is that someone will hear their music and contact them and want to produce them," says Koze Kreyol co-founder Emmanuel Cajuste.