Bambu

Filipino-American emcee and community organizer

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California has a vibrant Filipino hip-hop scene, especially as    1.2 million    Filipino Americans reside in the state, including more than 600,000 in Los Angeles.

What makes California ripe for Filipino hip-hop?

California has a vibrant Filipino hip-hop scene, especially as 1.2 million Filipino Americans reside in the state, including more than 600,000 in Los Angeles.

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