Bohan Phoenix Pens a Heartfelt Love Letter to His Roots in “Weight Up” Video

Brooklyn-based artist Bohan Phoenix – by means of Hubei, China – has been going via it like the remainder of us post-pandemic. And it’s been heightened if you tack on the added stressor of not with the ability to see his household again in China for 3 years.

On his new tune “Weight Up,” arriving with an official music video, Bohan makes use of rap to relay that have, coupled with anecdotes from his immigrant ancestors, who additionally typically sacrificed seeing their households for years at a time to be able to present for them.

Huge Banana produced the tune, with JDH directing the video. Within the visible, Bohan performs the function of an earnest Chinese language immigrant within the jewellery business, going from an apprentice to the proprietor of a high-end storefront.

His imaginative and prescient was easy: “This APAHM, I need to inform the tales of our ancestors, the individuals who left China generations in the past to discover a higher future in an odd new world. This can be a direct parallel to the lives I discover ourselves residing right now On this video, I needed to inform the story of the Chinatown jewelers whose tales are sometimes uncared for, overshadowed by the bling hanging within the storefronts.”

Stream Bohan Phoenix’s “Weight Up” and watch the official music video above.

In different music information, J Hus made his long-awaited return with the brand new single “It’s Loopy.”