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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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Fangyan Friday #3: The Rap of Sichuanese

TWOC’s guide to the dialect of Deng Xiaoping—and modern Chinese hip-hop

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Dissing with Chinese Characteristics

In China’s regulated rap industry, dissing takes on patriotism, celeb-baiting, and other unique forms

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Against the Flow

“Rap of China” hopeful on why she refuses to conform in an increasingly stifled hip-hop industry

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Hip Hop-aganda?

The modernization of state media content blurs the line between entertainment and publicity

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Show of the Week: The Rap of China

It’s mostly remembered for giving us slang, but this hip hop show is refreshingly different from the usual Chinese music competition

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The Viral Week That Was: Ep 111

THAAD rap, male pregnancy experience, touchy-feely security, and much more

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