Chinese hip-hop outfit Higher Brothers posted a black image on Instagram on Sunday in support of the Black Lives Matter protests in the US. Two of the band’s members made social media posts opposing anti-government protests in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: Courtesy of 88risingChinese hip-hop outfit Higher Brothers posted a black image on Instagram on Sunday in support of the Black Lives Matter protests in the US. Two of the band’s members made social media posts opposing anti-government protests in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: Courtesy of 88rising
Chinese hip-hop outfit Higher Brothers posted a black image on Instagram on Sunday in support of the Black Lives Matter protests in the US. Two of the band’s members made social media posts opposing anti-government protests in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: Courtesy of 88rising

Chinese rappers support Black Lives Matter protests in the US – after slamming Hong Kong’s anti-government demonstrations

  • Chinese hip-hop artists Vava and Higher Brothers took to social media to back the protests following the death of George Floyd during an arrest in Minneapolis
  • However, last year at the height of civil unrest in Hong Kong, both were just as vocal in their criticism of protesters in the city
Topic |   Hip hop in China
Chinese hip-hop outfit Higher Brothers posted a black image on Instagram on Sunday in support of the Black Lives Matter protests in the US. Two of the band’s members made social media posts opposing anti-government protests in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: Courtesy of 88risingChinese hip-hop outfit Higher Brothers posted a black image on Instagram on Sunday in support of the Black Lives Matter protests in the US. Two of the band’s members made social media posts opposing anti-government protests in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: Courtesy of 88rising
Chinese hip-hop outfit Higher Brothers posted a black image on Instagram on Sunday in support of the Black Lives Matter protests in the US. Two of the band’s members made social media posts opposing anti-government protests in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: Courtesy of 88rising
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