Malaysia’s bad-boy rapper Namewee: out of jail, but are China’s censors ready?

//Malaysia’s bad-boy rapper Namewee: out of jail, but are China’s censors ready?

Malaysia’s bad-boy rapper Namewee: out of jail, but are China’s censors ready?

In new Malaysia, it seems, unlikely sounding comebacks are becoming an art form. As if the return to power of nonagenarian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad wasn’t enough, his new government has opened the door to what may be an even more surprising revival of fortunes.Step forward, bad-boy rapper Namewee, who on Thursday celebrated the Malaysian release of his previously banned action-comedy film Banglasia, following its approval by censors.For those unfamiliar with Namewee, the Malaysian…

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