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The two shared their experiences, traded rhymes and talked about what the role of hip-hop artists should be.

Rita Fan, a hip-hop writer, penned an article on the small minority of Chinese hip-hop artists speaking up in support of Black Lives Matter.

There’s Chinese kids listening to hip-hop for the first time from Chinese people.” Bohan Phoenix, Chinese American rapper“They completely sanitized it,” he said.

Related: America’s BLM protests find solidarity in South KoreaThe most vocal support for BLM has come from hip-hop artists with a smaller, more underground following.

Major Chinese hip-hop stars may never acknowledge the debt they owe Black artists for the music that’s made them famous.

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