The boom box is back: cassette tape revival is fuelled by Hong Kong collector and record label

/The boom box is back: cassette tape revival is fuelled by Hong Kong collector and record label

The boom box is back: cassette tape revival is fuelled by Hong Kong collector and record label

Several items are synonymous with the golden age of hip hop in the 1980s: thick gold rope chains, fuzzy Kangol caps and enormous boom boxes. It was this train of thought that led Dreams Chow Yin-chi to buy his first boom box in 2015.“I was looking for something physical that represented hip-hop culture and came across this old boom box in a stall in Sham Shui Po. I thought it was cool, so I bought it for HK$500 [US$64], but I wasn’t thinking about starting a collection,” he said. However, that…

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