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China’s Hip-Hop Underground

Matthew Niederhauser is a documentarian who works with an array of media. He has been closely following the culture of underground music in China for some time, and published the book Sound Kapital in 2009. Asia Society posted a...

The Hundred Schools Of Thought: Underground Hip-Hop in China

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:...

Buyi and the Beijing Rock Scene

CNN’s Talk Asia explores the Chinese rock scene: It’s China’s political and cultural capital — but in Beijing, this is what we won’t here on the radio. Today, Talk Asia heads underground, exploring...



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