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Exclusive Interview: Lee Mazin

Do you need some new music to add to your playlist? If so, Lee Mazin is someone you need to be looking out for. Mazin has been named by Meek Mill as the First Lady of his Dreamchasers label, and it’s easy to see why. To me, Mazin’s raps and songs are very much a part of the new age of rap and hip hop, a lane occupied by Sharaya J., Jidenna, and Tink.

I was excited to be able to speak to Mazin in advance of her performance for the Power 99 Powerhouse in Philadelphia, her hometown. Read below to see who her inspirations are, how she gives back to the community, and where she sees rap going in the future.  Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Lee Mazin

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Black-Asian Relations in “Fresh Off the Boat”: Wu-Tang, Bruce Lee, and Manhood

Two phrases stuck out to me while watching¬†Fresh Off the Boat episode, “The Shunning”:

“Real life isn’t a rap video, Eddie.”-Emery

“I couldn’t just search ‘Asian Kids who like hip hop’!”-Eddie

Not to mention the vast amount of hip hop that makes up the show.

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