Asian hate crime: Asian-American rappers, actors and more join forces to fight back with album Face Value

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Asian hate crime: Asian-American rappers, actors and more join forces to fight back with album Face Value

A new album exploring the Asian-American experience might seem more relevant than ever in today’s heightened anti-Asian climate. But for rappers Jason Chu and Alan Z, who worked on the project, it’s a reminder of a struggle that’s been going on for decades.“Our pain and power are grounded in more than 170 years of oppression and solidarity,” says Chu via Zoom from his base in Los Angeles, referring to the period since Asians started coming en masse to America to work. “Recent tragedies have…

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