— by Fan Shuhong: Over the course of summer 2020, three rap-centric variety shows have been airing on three different platforms: underground-leaning show Rap Star on Mango TV, the ever-popular The Rap of China on iQIYI, and new, Generation Z-oriented show Rap for Youth on Bilibili. From the outside, it seems that hip hop has never been so popular or prosperous in China. 

But is that really the case? […]

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