Candian-born rapper ‘Famous’ releases pioneering video shot in southern Taiwan’s Kaohsiung
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — JUNO (Canadian Grammy’s) nominated rapper “Famous”
last week released what he describes as the first music video filmed in Taiwan featuring an established black artist rapping in Mandarin.
James Bishop, who goes by the stage name “Famous,” directed the video titled “FAMOUS – HeiHeiDe 黑黑的 (First Black Man Rapping In Chinese)” is shot entirely on location in and around the Dragon and Tiger Pagodas at the edge of Kaohsiung’s scenic Lotus Lake.
When asked about his inspiration for the video, Bishop said, “I’ve always been a performer. Just this time I decided to rap in Chinese. I wanted to try something new and refreshing. Practice my Chinese.” [FULL STORY]