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Is China’s Boy Band Boom Over?

Ten years ago, TFBoys spurred a boom in Chinese boy bands. But now fan fatigue, investor apathy, and the pandemic threaten to burst the pop star bubble.

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Navigating Cultures Through Hip Hop

Chinese American hip hop artist Bohan Phoenix reaches beyond his “in-between identity” to craft new sounds

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Reggae’s Chinese Roots Run Deeper Than You Think

Reggae is becoming better understood, more popular, and is even starting to infiltrate popular music in China

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Will Online Concerts Replace Live Music in China?

Once the pandemic fades away, will China’s livestreaming music industry survive?

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Rainbow Chan’s Love Song to Cantopop

Rainbow Chan remembers the beauty and cheese of the golden age of Canto and Mandopop, acknowledging its mark on her identity while also stamping it with her own

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Fate, Play, Love

A musician went looking for Xiamen—and found herself (and a puppy)

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