The Rap of China
“Jiangxiaobai YOLO Music Site” season II arrived in Shanghai at night on September 16th, 2017. GO$H, C-BLOCK, Purple Soul, Guibian, BLOW, keyso and all that strong cast hit Shanghai. In addition, Lonelyday, the crack rapper band in Shanghai’s Hip-Hop community had a shock debut. Although the fans of Shanghai did not see more powerful rappers of Shanghai from The Rap of China, they eventually got a chance to see them through “Jiangxiaobai YOLO Music Site”.
The Tickets Were Sold Out in 40 Seconds
The Hip-Hop masters gathered to make a blockbuster.
That night, highly recognizable Sichuan-Chongqing style rapper Gai, BRIDGE and C-BLOCK with prevalent popularity and Purple Soul, a rapper combination along with other powerful rappers showed on the stage. More importantly, the Shanghai-based band Lonelyday put on an influential show and roused the crowd. They rapped their emotions passionately in the way they want. They are genuine Shanghai OG (old gangster).
The music with a heavy sense of rhythm constantly “bombed” the brains of the fans. The cool lights put more weight on the tension of their nerve. Even though such hot atmosphere lasted about 3 hours, the fans still longed for more at the end. The organizer prepared a zone of Jiangxiaobai fuel on the site, with YOLO light-type Gaoliang spirit and mixed drinks ready. All aimed to make the Hip-Hop fans thoroughly feel Hip-Hop culture with their eyes, ears and tongues.
According to the sponsor, the tickets were sold out in 40 seconds since it was on sale. Overall,“Jiangxiaobai YOLO Music Festival” season II won a high praise from those live audience. Based on the feedback from the net friends of Weibo, Jiangxiaobai also brought them their desired form of music and loved Hip-Hop idols with the party.
Continued Concept of “YOLO”
Shanghai Hip-Hop spirit never disappeared.
Jiangxiaobai bears a strong property of subculture. From a unique point of view of music trend and youth culture, Jiangxiaobai triggers the resonance among the young. “YOLO（You Only Live Once）”which means “有路 (there is a way for yourself, there is a unique me)” in Chinese implies unwilling to be rigid and vulgar and trying to make a difference in life and personal expression. Jiangxiaobai created opportunities on purpose to expose the profound Chinese Hip-Hop and its cultural value to the eyes of more people.
“Jiangxiaobai YOLO Music Site” in Shanghai stop made people to see a more real Shanghai Hip-Hop spirit. Shanghai people tend to appear in a petty bourgeoisie style, in pursuit of a stylish lifestyle. Perhaps, in the mind of most people Shanghai is a financial hub and a city where everything is measured by money and personal relationship. However, for the local people, Shanghai is a city full of unique humanity and attitude, containing multi-culture and infinite possibilities.