By Jack Barnes
Atlanta-based, Tokyo-raised rapper, MadeinTYO gets candid about his Japanese upbringing with 88 Rising in “Good Fortunes,” a talking point segment that highlights Asian influences in global subcultures. Watch as the rapper talks choosing Uber over Lyft, going viral, performs “Uber Everywhere” and freestyles over 2 Chainz’ “Watch Out.” Enjoy this video stream below after the jump.
Within the past year MadeinTYO has gone from relative obscurity to being one of the most buzzed about up and coming rappers in the game. With features from the likes of Billboard, Vice, Hypebeast and Forbes, and an RIAA Gold certification for “Uber Everywhere,” MadeinTYO has turned “an Uber anthem into a giant stepping-stone.” (XXL)
“Good Fortunes” was made possible by 88 Rising, a brand new media platform and imagination factory dedicated to celebrating global Asian culture. Led by an award-winning team of creative visionaries all over the world, 88 Rising strives to bridge the gap between East and West, spotlighting the richest cultural stories and people from Asia and beyond.
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