Tang King, an up-and-coming rapper in the developing Shanghai rap scene, raps about his city. The refrain "better city, better life" was the slogan of the Shanghai 2010 World Expo.
Khalil Fong, known as Fang Datong in China, is an American-born singer/songwriter with Chinese roots. He spent much of his childhood in China and Hong Kong where he developed as a musician. In this video, listen to his hit single, "Red Bean."
It's never a good idea to argue with your girlfriend because you will always end up apologizing for whatever you have done. So, why waste the effort? Just hug her and say, "You were right and I was wrong!"
Fang Da Tong's forte is his canny ability to arrange soft and layered melodies,combining a wide range of instruments and moods in one song. His latest album is a collection of catchy, melodic, mid-tempo soul and R&B portraying the many facets of love. Listen to this cute song about a very shy guy in love.
Faye Wong: a highly successful and influential Chinese singer-songwriter and actress who is usually referred to as a diva. She was born in Beijing, moved to Hong Kong in 1987 and rose to stardom in the early 1990s by singing ballads in Cantonese. Since 1995, she has recorded mostly in her native Mandarin, often combining alternative music with mainstream Chinese pop. "I Am Willing" is one of her signature songs from the early years.
The song, "You're Happy, So I'm Happy," was interpreted by the media and some critics as a song written for her newborn baby girl. However, Faye Wong says the song simply expresses the feeling of happiness. However, you can still feel her delight about becoming a mother. Let's hear it!
A popular children's song: very simple, very pure.
Firefly... Firefly... Who do you miss now?
I love taking baths. They make my skin so nice! I have so much fun with turtles, mermaids and submarines in my bathtub. Who doesn't love taking baths?
A popular birthday song that twists the word "zhu" (猪, which means both "pig" and "wish") with another Chinese character (祝) to make an interesting birthday song.
Listen to this classic children's song from the eighties: "Two tigers. Two tigers. They run fast. They run fast." But, something is strange about these tigers! Find out what it is.
This is probably the simplest Chinese song ever with only a few sentences! "One, two, three, four, five, six, seven. Where is my friend? Here. Here. My friend is here."
This is a classic children's song from the '80s with a very simple vocabulary: "The little swallow is wearing a colorful coat. She comes here every spring..."
Watermelon, watermelon, round and round... Watch and find out the best way to eat a watermelon.
A very popular children's song with very simple vocabulary.
YK, born in Switzerland, is one of the best rappers in Beijing. His diverse and complex background in an international community that incorporated the best of both Western customs and Eastern traditions, coupled with his profound love of urban music, eventually led Young Kin to the stage.
How can one live a meaningful life? Find out with the lyrics of this hip-hop song!
月亮代表我的心 is a Chinese classic. Whether you find it cheesy or not, it is a staple at the karaoke parlors. This version by Qi Qin is arguably the most famous. Watch, learn the lyrics and impress your Chinese friends at the KTV!
Wang Feng is one of China's most famous pop rock musicians. He was trained as a viola player at the prestigious Central Conservatory of Music and forsook his classical music career to form a rock band called No. 43 Baojia Street in the 1990s. The song, "Existence," reveals insights into the conflict in everyone's daily life.
Wang Feng is a pop rock musician. Although he was trained as a viola player at the prestigious Central Conservatory of Music, he gave up his classical music career to form a rock band called No. 43 Baojia Street in the 1990s. Virtually every Chinese person has heard of his inspirational single, "Fly Higher." When idealism has been smothered by reality, we need more such uplifting songs.
I always say, if even in loving a person, humanity is restrained by itself, then the end of the world has already arrived. There's no need to wait until the day the earth is destroyed.
Already knowing that heartbreak is always inevitable, why are you cherishing a long and lasting affection? Because loves are always “loath to part from each other.” Then
why do you take to heart that tiny little bit of gentleness?
You always say there is a lot of time, you can wait for me. I didn't understand before that there is a "tomorrow" for sure. Missing you is like a breathing pain.
Fish Leong's live cover version of Sandy Lam's "Don't Care Who I Am."