Dwayne Tryumf took the year 2013 off from music, to learn a new language, Mandarin Chinese. The reason? For the furtherance of the gospel. He completed 2 levels (lower and upper beginner) of the official Chinese proficiency exam (HSK) and is now preparing for his intermediate exams in 2014.
His name is Jin — short for Jin Auyeung.
But as a high-schooler in Miami, he was better known as "the Chinese kid who raps," a reputation he's developed after frequenting local talent shows and rap competitions.
In 2004, at 22, he became the first Asian-American to release a solo ...
HipHopDX’s Alex Dwyer caught up with the former Ruff Ryders sensation about his decision to leave New York for China, making Christian Hip Hop, and the moving target life of being a battle emcee. “I remember the first time I heard it, there was an initial sting, There was an ‘ouch.’ I never met him, it wasn’t provoked in any ...