‘The Rap of China’ Returns After Off-Beat Year

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China’s first hip-hop reality show shone a spotlight on the local rap scene, but ultimately artists found themselves cast in a bad light. Read More

Reality-show Idols Are the New Darlings of Luxury Brands in China

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Chinese variety shows "Idol Producer" and "Producer 101" have quickly garnered a massive social media following of the contestants. Seeing the phenomenal reach of the shows as well as the quick and free traffic associated with these contestants, luxury brands have initiated collaborations. Read More

China’s Hip-Hop Haters Turn Their Ire to ‘Hanmai’

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Hip-hop has recently found itself in the firing line of Chinese authorities. But now even "hanmai" — a style of emceeing popular in northeastern China — has come into the crosshairs of the country’s culture wars. Read More

Who Is Kris Wu? Meet the Chinese Actor and Millennial Icon

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You can love or hate Kris Wu, but you can’t ignore him. With over 27 million Weibo followers and another 5.6 million Instagram fans, the 27-year-old actor-singer-songwriter is one of the most influential superstars in China. Read More

Headlines from China: Who are the Highest-paid Stars in China?

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After releasing a list of top Chinese directors, the Chinese WeChat social media account, Yiqipaidianying, recently published a list of top 100 highest-paid stars in China. Read More

Chinese Stars Promote Hollywood Movies They Have No Part In

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Local celebrities lure audiences to the box office for ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Kingsmen,’ and other foreign films. Read More

An HTML5 Animation Made by China’s Official Party Paper Went Viral

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Central Kitchen (中央厨房), a media hub affiliate to the Communist Party’s official paper People’s Daily, launched a 104-second video campaign, which has taken the country’s social media by storm. Read More

Chinese Video Giants Are Becoming Production Powerhouses

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Chinese video websites have rolled up their sleeves to make original content—from mainstream sitcoms and reality shows to the more niched genres of anime and documentaries.  Read More

3 Tips for Brands Marketing on Video-Streaming Platforms in China

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Given that video-streaming has proven it has staying power, here are some best practices for brands marketing on video platforms in China. Read More

Headlines from China: Wong Kar-wai to Direct Amazon Drama Series

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Recently, Amazon announced a few upcoming projects, including a drama series called 'Tong Wars', which will be directed by acclaimed Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai. Read More