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You Feel Me?

Aug 9, 2018

In episode 9, host Lee Shaner talks with rapper Bohan Phoenix. Phoenix talks about his Chinese roots, discovering Eminem, and appropriation in hip-hop.




3:45 American misconceptions about Chinese food


09:30 China’s competitive schooling


12:30 Coming to America


19:55 Bizarre first meeting with dad


29:06 Discovering Eminem (social cutdown: 29:40-30:39)


34:00 Hip-hop influence and appropriation 


45:00 Boom bap, trap, and triplet rhyming 


47:00 How music spreads in China without tastemakers


57:00 Credits and headphone discount code