Social media platform Weibo has once again been targeted by Chinese regulators for failing to...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 24, 2018
A government order to Chinese broadcasters issued last week, along with the hasty removal of...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 9, 2011
New York-based artist and musician Jie-Song Zhang is writing a series of blog posts and photo galleries for National Geographic exploring the underground hip-hop movement and youth culture in China. From the first installment:...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 29, 2009
After the New York Times published a story about the rise of Chinese hip-hop, blogger Brendan O’Kane tore the reporting apart on his blog. His post has now generated a lively conversation about the state of hip-hop, such...
by Liu Yong | Jan 24, 2009
From New York Times: A week before Americans tune in to the Super Bowl, another televised mega-event will kick off on the other side of the globe. On Sunday more than half a billion people here are expected to watch the annual...
by Julie Johnson | Feb 19, 2008
Beijing-based hip hop group, Dragon Blue Tongue, is performing in London this week for Chinese Now, a touring pre-Olympics festival celebrating Chinese culture. But the tame subjects of their songs set them apart from hip hop...
by Wu Nan | Nov 19, 2007
Sina blog posted a performance by a farmer from Jijitan village in the northwest of China, who invented his own hip hop. He said he does not know what hip hop really is. His performance here is a result of his love for folk...
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