How Hip-Hop Brought A Young Hmong American And His Grandma Together

You might think of hip-hop as a traditionally American art form, but it’s not the only musical tradition that shows off verbal dexterity. Twin Cities Hmong American hip-hop artist Tou SaiK Lee learned that firsthand from an unlikely source — his grandmother.

They began performing together, and their unlikely pairing helped bridge language and culture. The journey also opened doors to his family’s past, harrowing stories he hadn’t heard before.

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