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Premiere: OHYUNG »I Hate Myself«

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Photo by Marion Aguas

In OHYUNG’s promising new single about obsession, Taiwanese movies turn into hazy incantations of self-loathing.

Layers of sound lie over the mellow but ornamental sound, sampled from an Italian opera by the experimental rapper OHYUNG: »The song is about self-loathing and obsession. Pitched vocals and nonsensical lyrics sit on top of a loop of chopped and screwed phrases. It ends with a nihilistic thought referring to American imperialism and capitalism.«

On April 8th he will release his second album PROTECTOR via Chinabot – a platform creating a digital diaspora community of Asian artists – which deals with topics like beauty, gender, and body image. Gentle, anti-nostalgic, and fully charged.

Photo by Marion Aguas

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