In recent years, musicians of Asian descent have dominated both the charts and the airwaves.
South Korean pop sensations BTS and BlackPink are breaking records with every new release and opening the doors for younger talents to follow in their footsteps.
However, one place where people of Asian heritage have not yet seen the dizzying heights of success is in the UK rap scene.
London-born rapper, Wax is looking to be the one that changes all of that.
Wax has been making a name for himself over the last year for his consistent string of anthems and distinctive sound, but another thing that has caught the attention of listeners is his appearance.
‘People aren’t used to seeing an Asian guy rap’
“I know that people aren’t really used to seeing an Asian guy rap, but it is what it is,” he laughed.
The upcoming rapper is half-Thai and Vietnamese and grew up in the hustle and bustle of Soho in Central London.
However, growing up he did not feel a strong connection to his culture and describes himself as feeling like “a bit of an outcast”.
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