Chinese rapper Vava used her Instagram account to show her support for the police in Hong Kong. Photo: Ronald Leong/Esquire Singapore
Adam Wright
Opinion

Opinion

Adam Wright

How Chinese rappers are selling out hip hop by slamming Hong Kong protesters and supporting police

  • US rappers like NWA and Public Enemy once urged their followers to stand up to the government and police – but Chinese acts don’t feel the same
  • For artists like Higher Brothers, Vava and CD Rev, nationalistic pride comes first. Perhaps we should see them as a separate genre altogether?

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Chinese rapper Vava used her Instagram account to show her support for the police in Hong Kong. Photo: Ronald Leong/Esquire Singapore
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