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[5 Questions]: Bohan Phoenix, Crosscultural Chinese Rapper, Coming To Arkham This Thursday

If you haven't heard of Bohan Phoenix, we did a Shanghai Famous on him, and picked JALA as the spiciest Chinese release of 2017. The Hubei-born, New-York-raised, recent returnee indie rapper is part o...
2019-03-20 11:37:09
Five Questions: Because "interviews" just sounds so staid and formal! This is where we talk to interesting people about interesting things. "Five" is more of a guideline than an actual rule.
If you haven't heard of Bohan Phoenix, we did a Shanghai Famous on him, and picked JALA as the spiciest Chinese release of 2017. The Hubei-born, New-York-raised, recent returnee indie rapper is part of the rising tide of Chinese hip-hop artists carving out a niche in a busy, treacherous industry. He just dropped his new EP YAODE last night, and in anticipation of his Overseas Tour stop at Arkham on Thursday, we got in touch to ask about belonging, representation, appropriation and whether Chinese hip-hop is even a thing.

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