UW Student Finds Voice Through Rapping – In Madarin Chinese

By: Laurel White

When Shuang Hu discovered her love of American hip hop as a nine-year-old in China, she felt very alone.

“I was really misunderstood by a lot of people in China,” Hu, a student in the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s First Wave Hip Hop and Urban Arts Learning Community, said.

“Hip hop is regarded as really masculine in China,” Hu said. “So people would be like, ‘You’re a girl, why would you like hip hop?’ I was really frustrated. It was basically me doing hip hop by myself all the time.”

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