Higher Brothers

The first Chinese rap act to make it past “the Great Firewall of China” and pop-off internationally, Higher Brothers is MaSiWei, Psy.P, DZ and Melo. Hailing from the southwestern city of Chengdu in mainland China, “Higher Brothers are proving that language barriers aren't an issue anymore and all that matters is that the music is good.” (Pigeons & Planes) Released on May 31st, 2017, their 14-track, debut album, Black Cab, has generated raving reviews, from NPR to Paper. Nearly all of their releases are beyond six-figure play count including their Internet-breaking singles, “Bitch Don’t Kill My Dab” and “Made in China.” The latter recently received a “Rappers React” video that featured Migos, Lil Yatchy, Playboi Carti and more rap A-listers turning into Higher Brothers fans. From “Made In China,” their tongue-in-cheek look into provincial China, to their literal homages to the store, “711” and the app, “WeChat,” Higher Brothers’ bold statement pieces have lead them to become “China’s most exciting rap group,” (Highsnobiety) and even, better known as ‘Chinese Migos.’

Mike Malak
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