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(CNN) – In the famous words of rapper Eminem, if you had one shot, or one opportunity to seize everything you ever wanted, would you capture it, or just let it slip?
Well, if you are the U.S. Agency for International Development, and that opportunity was infiltrating the Cuban hip hop scene, the answer is let it slip – or more like let it fumble.
According to the Associated Press, the U.S. agency spent more than two years trying to break into the world of Cuban hip hop with the hopes of starting a youth revolt against the Castro government.
The undercover plot did not yield results, forced some artists to move out of Cuba, and threatened the country's thriving hip hop scene.
This isn't the first time the USAID has tried, and failed, to rally Cuba's youth against the communist regime
CNN's Lonzo Cook reports.