Indie Inside: Masia One

At age 8, Singaporean-born Masia One spent her Chinese New Year money on a bootleg tape of Public Enemy. 'While my cousins listened to Taiwanese pop music, I was screaming "Don't Believe the Hype!" and scribbling "911 is a joke" across my school binders, which of course went over very poorly with my Chinese mother.' Since immigrating to Canada with her family at age 9, she has made a career for herself as a rapper and promoter, travelling the world and building the Hiphop community in her place of birth.

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