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CD Rev: red rap for China’s youth

Join Us In Winter” was the name of one of the official anthems of this year’s Winter Olympics, presented by Chinese news agency Xinhua at the end of January. The song, performed in English and Chinese, was – like all the other Olympic songs – extremely cheesy. Brilliant lyrics like “side by side touch the sky” were performed by 24-year-old pop star Zeng Shunxi and influencer and Xinhua reporter Lu Binqi. The rap part middle part was performed by the “red” rap crew CD Rev from Sichuan, also known as “Chengdu Revolution” 成都事变.

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