A North Korean defector-turned-rapper answers your questions

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Kang Chun-hyok uses hip-hop to raise awareness about the country he escaped as a child. He agreed to answer your questions about his struggles as a defector, the country’s leadership and his artistic expression

Kang Chun-hyok is unique: a young defector from North Korea who is forging ahead with a career as a rapper. The 28-year-old art student, who studies in Seoul, has spent the past few years pursuing a passion for hip-hop, using it as a medium to share his feelings and experiences.

Kang has recently been working with the Citizen’s Alliance for North Korean Human Rights (NKHR), a campaign group based in Seoul who advocate for improved conditions for North Korean citizens and defectors. With their help he agreed to answer your questions about life as a defector, the situation in North Korea and his musical journey.

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