China On The Brink - youthculture en Selling Out or Buying In? <pre></pre><p>China's urban scene today is a place where baggy jeans, sideways baseball caps and flashing neon lights increasingly advertise the word “hip-hop,” the popular American-born art that is slowly taking on a Chinese identity.</p> <p>“Hip-hop is life. I am hip-hop,” says Tan King, a Shanghainese MC and a pioneer in China’s growing hip-hop community.</p> <p>Forpeople like Tan, hip-hop is not merely a dance or a clothing style or even just a genre of music. It is a culture and a way of life.</p> <p><a href="">read more</a></p> music youthculture China Chic Tue, 24 Jun 2008 01:28:59 -0600 L.A. Reno 348 at