Connecting Asia-Pacific Hip-hop – The Role of the Cross-Cultural Intermediary

  title={Connecting Asia-Pacific Hip-hop – The Role of the Cross-Cultural Intermediary},
  author={Jason Andrew Ng},
  • J. Ng
  • Published 5 August 2019
  • Business, Sociology
This thesis examines a network of subcultural figures who have been important in developing an Asia-Pacific Hip hop culture. These individuals, conceptualised as ‘cross cultural intermediaries’, are highly mobile and internationally connected, forging links between different sites within the region. The phenomenon has been researched using an ethnographic approach across a four-year period in five Asia-Pacific cities. The research presents the cross-cultural intermediary as a new subcultural… 

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