EDC China Warns DJs Against 'Bad Language' At Risk of Detainment

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Fireworks explode at the 17th annual Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on June 23, 2013 in Las Vegas.

It ain't easy bringing dance music to the masses. Just ask the DJs who played EDC Guangdong, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 24 and 25. Most electronic artists are used to getting as rowdy as they wanna be, grabbing the mic and letting loose a spray of commands like "get your effing hands up" and the like.

Apparently, there are some regulations against such broadcasts in China, because artists were greeted by a friendly warning not to cuss on stage or face detainment at the event.

China is one of five practicing Communist countries in the world. We're not sure about the specifics of the regulations, but Billboard Dance did reach out to EDC's parent company Insomniac for comment. Cray confirmed the warning's authenticity, tweeting that it was posted in her green room.

"Apparently songs with swearwords aren't okay either, hence why rappers aren't cleared to really perform in China," she added. "This tour has really made me appreciate our freedom. It's truly spooky in other parts of the world."

Kill The Noise added that he didn't see any police enforcing such regulations. He even said he saw cops smiling, taking pictures with fans and getting down to the music. Kayzo wasn't taking any chances during his set. Jauz was just glad not to be tempted. Check out the poster and some tweet responses below.


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