What did it mean to be a Korean-American battle rapper in Los Angeles during the 2000s?
I didn’t know what the fuck appropriation was, like I didn’t know what that meant…I was so in the culture, I wasn’t even thinking about appropriation.
It’s the same thing to me when someone says a Black sounds White.
That sounds racist.”On paying homage to Black culture:“Hip-hop taught me to be unapologetically Asian because it was so unapologetically Black.
People want to take that community of Asian Americans and attack that group of Asian Americans, but we need that voice on top of the other voices in the Asian-American community.