That dope Chinese rapper.
He recalls the experience in Bad Rap, a documentary about Asian Americans in hip-hop that recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
But just as TV shows like Fresh Off the Boat and Master of None have challenged the industry standard that one Asian American cast member is enough, things are also changing in Christian hip-hop.
Now more than ever, Asian Americans in that arena reach both domestic and international audiences with their music.
Do they see me first as a female, an Asian, or a Christian?”As a minority in the US and in hip-hop culture, Asian Americans can feel the pressure to represent their entire ethnicity.