by Fan Shuhong
Many people love The Rap of China, streaming platform iQIYI’s breakout hip hop reality show. But it has plenty of haters, too. Despite the controversy it’s stirred up over the course of two seasons, the program has improved many rappers’ living conditions, directly or indirectly, helping them to develop their careers and — I dare say — accelerating the progress of China’s hip hop industry.
So as auditions take place across the country (and worldwide) for season 3, the show’s anticipated return ought to be a big deal, right? Well, not exactly…
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