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Desiigner Performs "Panda" Karaoke-Style With Chinese Captions

Erin Ashley Simon

 // May 19, 2016

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The momentum surrounding Desiigner's hit single "Panda" isn't slowing down anytime soon. Following the release of its official music video, Desiigner added a unique approach to his visual efforts. In the 88 Rising-made video, Desiigner performs "Panda" karaoke-style with additional elements such as Chinese captions, slang breakdowns (Montana = God of white powder) and crazy good graphics. This new, cheeky video places more of a emphasis on Asian culture than the song itself, possibly as means to enter a new market? Who knows. This music-culture crossover has effectively worked before in reverse with Keith Ape's "It G MA" remix, featuring A$AP Ferg, Father, Dumbfounded and Waka Flocka Flame. Could Desiigner be on his way to international fame?

Only time will tell; until then, check out the karaoke performance below.

Desiigner Performs "Panda" ("熊猫") Live In Chinese!! - 88
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