Taiwan has long been the hotbed and pioneers of mandarin rap / hip hop. With pop culture influences backed by major labels, Hip Hop has slowly made its way back into the mainstream since its 90's boom. In this section we curate the newest indie as well as established artist representing Taiwan.
Over the last couple years Chengdu Siquan has been a breeding ground for a lot of new emerging artist. Originally known for their rock movement a new undergrouind hip hop scene has been bubbling spearheaded by groups like CDC and artists like FAT SHADY, BIG TY & O.G. SKIPPY...
Dewen and JSlip is one of the newest mainstream groups to come of Shanghai,China. With multiple television appearances nationwide as well as a strong social following, big things await for this unlikely but highly talented dynamic duo.
Beijing was undoubtedly one of the first cities in China to embrace Hip Hop and all its core cultures. Being the Capital of China it held it own in terms of representing a true street culture while staying close to its Chinese roots. Rap battles was the main stomping grounds for the movement but it has since risen from the underground into a more mainstream light.
Groups like Yin Ts'ang, IN3, MC WEBBER, Young Kin, Lil Ray amongst other spearheaded the movement...the torch has now been past on to an array of up and coming new artists holding Beijing down.
Guangdong province , specifically Guangzhou has been one of the earliest adopters of Hip Hop culture in China. Due to its geographical and cultural closeness to Hong Kong, urban culture is most evident in the music and burgeoning street wear scene.
SUP MUSIC GROUP is one of China's most prominent Hip Hop crews representing Changsha,Hunan. Originally called C-BLOCK consisting of 3 high school friends, they have grown into a group of rappers, producers and media professionals.