Canadian-Chinese hip-hop star Kris Wu has yet to comment on the protests to his millions of social media followers. Photo: HandoutCanadian-Chinese hip-hop star Kris Wu has yet to comment on the protests to his millions of social media followers. Photo: Handout
Canadian-Chinese hip-hop star Kris Wu has yet to comment on the protests to his millions of social media followers. Photo: Handout

Why China’s hip-hop stars are staying silent on Black Lives Matter

  • Most are keeping quiet on the anti-racism movement that has swept the globe, in contrast to the outpouring of support from artists elsewhere
  • Divide highlights how the genre has been embraced by Chinese yet cut off from its African-American roots by cultural and political forces
Topic |   George Floyd protests
Canadian-Chinese hip-hop star Kris Wu has yet to comment on the protests to his millions of social media followers. Photo: HandoutCanadian-Chinese hip-hop star Kris Wu has yet to comment on the protests to his millions of social media followers. Photo: Handout
Canadian-Chinese hip-hop star Kris Wu has yet to comment on the protests to his millions of social media followers. Photo: Handout
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