China’s annual political meeting “inspired” a rap song about “Chinese miracles”

Mar 04, 2019 - Quartz

Who knew that China’s National People’s Congress had so much street cred? The annual Chinese legislative gathering, often referred to as the Two Sessions, since it also involves a meeting of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference advisory body, serves as rapper Su Han’s muse in a new music video posted by state media agency Xinhua over the weekend.

Titled “’Two Sessions’: To the World From China” the clip begins with dramatic camera pans over Beijing’s Gre...