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If you haven’t yet heard, Soi Music TV is a pan-Asian urban music portal that is helping spotlight some of the best Asian talent in the world. In May, Soi Music TV was in Los...

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by Fabio Nalin (for World Hip Hop Market) It’s Friday May 18th, 01.00 AM, the dark and cavernesque dancefloor of the Shelter was getting more and more crowded of hip hop heads, while djs Ceezy,...

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Some people pretend to be artists, but they are actually “selling dog meat”. Or at least so says Mr. Trouble in his new single “Yang Tou Rou”. “Yang Tou Rou” (sheep’s head meat) refers to a...

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A visit to Xiamen City. Chinese rapper Young Jack introduces “FRESHTAPE” project. by Fabio Nalin (for World Hip Hop Market) Xiamen is a sunny city located on an island facing Taiwan in the Fujian province,...

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Shanghai – Friday night – rapper Trouble invited me to the release party of his new mixtape “MDOTY”. Rapper and producer Trouble has a nerdy and low profile style. He is a keen thinker with...

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MC Tang King, born Tang Jun (唐君), is one of the most prominent hip hop talents in China. He’s known as one of the best freestylers in the country, with almost 10 years experience on...

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Two rappers committed to social justice and freedom released a new music video last week critical of China’s new National Education Policy. by Greg Schick (World Hip Hop Market Editor-In-Chief) Taiwanese rapper Dog G flew...

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China’s Mongolians rap on coal and cash

September 27, 2012 | Comments

HOHHOT – In a sprawling industrial city in Inner Mongolia, three rappers surround a microphone, dressed in the baseball caps, baggy trousers and branded trainers favored by hip hop fans the world over. The sparsely...

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by Teremoana Rapley in New Zealand’s Overdue Magazine (co-published in World Hip Hop Market) (Teremoana Rapley is a New Zealand vocalist whose career began at the tender age of 14 when she joined Upper Hutt...

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Jason “Grandmaster” Chu’s latest video City of the North is, as he puts it, “A letter to this city (Beijing) in all its difficulty, challenge, and unexpected beauty. It showcases a day in my life here, and...

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