Video: Why This Chinese City Produces More Rappers Than Any Other

Hometown of China's spiciest food and internationally known rappers such as Higher Brothers, Chengdu has come to be known as China’s hip hop capital.

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Hometown of China's spiciest food and internationally known rappers such as Higher Brothers, Chengdu has come to be known as China’s hip hop capital.


Wedged between Tibet, Qinghai, Yunnan, and Gansu, the city is a melting pot of cultures, all reflected in the local music scene. What’s more, Chengdu’s famous laid back atmosphere has also fostered a vibrant community of musicians who infuse hip hop beats with the vibrant and colorful local dialect.


Chengdu-based producers and rappers like Step.Jad, Xia Zhiyu, Eddie Beatz, and Shark.fin explain how eclectic sounds from funk, R&B, jazz, and trap converge in their music, and how hip hop has blended in with the life and culture of local Chengdu youth.


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