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Wenyue Li Japanese Hip Hop and the globalization of popular culture article analysis The article mainly describe that the author conducts a field work in japan to see what the effect of globalization is regarding to hip hop in japan. Even though hip hop is originated from United States and transfer to japan, it doesn’t mean japan is affected by US. The Hip hop is more likely to be accepted and changed to a newer form in japan. The author, Condry Ian, spent one and half year in Japanese night club to study hip hop and globalization. She did very detailed and accurate description to Japanese night club. Even though the details and hip hop style imply that it is originated from US, there are Japanese elements presented in Japanese hip hop. Moreover, she claims that the reason for hip hop can be fitted in Japanese life because its immediacy of music and huge contrast to ordinary life. These reasons support that demand of hip hop is very reasonable in japan. It should not be considered that the hip hop

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