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C-pop Saturday

It's been a bit since I last did a C-pop Saturday post, so here is the first one of the autumn! (In June I said it was the first one of the summer and it ended up being the only one, but never mind! lol.  :)


Vinida- Blood Moon

First up is Blood Moon by Chinese rapper Vinida. Her full name is Vinida Weng (I've also seen her called Weng Ying so perhaps that's her Chinese name*) and she is based in Fuzhou, in China's Fujian province. She debuted on Chinese variety show Sing! China in summer 2016 and went on release her debut single Dirty Mind in December. Vinida is signed to Modern Sky Records, China's largest independent record label and has released a full length album called Solo.

Vinida is singing on in Blood Mood rather than rapping. The song has a nice vibe especially the chorus.


Vinida-  Queendom

Here is another song by Vinida where she's rapping. It's called Queendom and was released in April 2017.



For more on Vinida visit these links:

China Daily feature: https://www.chinadaily.com.cn/culture/2016-12/15/content_27674075.htm

Sup China article: https://supchina.com/2019/06/14/friday-song-vinida-takes-the-lead-among-chinas-underground-rappers/

YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9pwBfyr1EW3R7qDs2SsHog

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vinidaweng/


Female rappers aren't common in China but there are more these days. Another one is VaVa and Lexie Liu sings and raps, check out this post her for more on both of them: https://starsparklex.blogspot.com/2018/12/c-pop-saturday.html

And you can read more about Vinida, Lexie and VaVa here: https://www.whatsonweibo.com/the-women-changing-the-chinese-rap-scene-top-3-most-popular-female-rappers-of-china/


Diana Wang- Intertwined

Dutch Chinese singer Diana Wang released Intertwined in June. It's from her mini album Moon which came out the same month.




For more songs by Diana check out these posts:

Features Leica and Tomorrow videos: https://starsparklex.blogspot.com/2018/04/c-pop-saturday.html 

Includes Hello, I said: https://starsparklex.blogspot.com/2019/04/c-pop-saturday.html


Casper True-THIS IS THE WAY


Here is This is The Way by Casper True. I can't find much info about Casper but he's from China or at least based there  since that's his location on his YouTube page.. The single was released in June and the video premiered in August.


Follow Casper at these links:
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/CasperTrue%E5%8D%A1%E6%96%AF%E6%9F%8F-1117660748408015/

YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOr9W7Qu8h2Zx13qcBIZG1Q/featured


Jacksong Wang- BULLET TO THE HEART

This is the latest single by Hong Kong singer, rapper and member of K-pop boyband GOT7 Jackson Wang. It came out on 24th September. It's in English but I thought I would include it. :)


Find more songs by Jackson here:

Music video for Lucky Rain with Tia Ray: https://starsparklex.blogspot.com/2018/07/weekly-music-video.html

Includes MOOD, Jackson's collaboration with Meng Jia (formerly of Korean/Chinese girl group miss A): https://starsparklex.blogspot.com/2018/01/new-music-for-2018-part-1.html

Features Hello, his song with Fei (also a former missA member): https://starsparklex.blogspot.com/2019/02/c-pop-saturday.html

Oxygen video: https://starsparklex.blogspot.com/2019/05/weekly-music-video_29.html

Another with Roi audio: https://starsparklex.blogspot.com/2019/06/c-pop-saturday.html

That's it for now. Hope you liked the post. :) What are your current favourite Chinese songs?


See the previous C-pop Saturday posts for 2019 here:

https://starsparklex.blogspot.com/2019/02/c-pop-saturday.html

https://starsparklex.blogspot.com/2019/04/c-pop-saturday.html

https://starsparklex.blogspot.com/2019/06/c-pop-saturday.html



*With Chinese names the surname/family name is first.

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