Chinese immigrants helped give reggae its start in Kingston, Jamaica. They brought chowmein to Calcutta, India, “became black” in South Africa, and are remaking fast fashion in Prato, Italy.
Today 40 million people of Chinese descent live outside China. Collectively, they represent the largest diaspora in the world.
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Discovering Chinese-Jamaican food in Brooklyn: curried goat, plait bread and jerk chicken fried rice. And then discovering major food coma.
Beijingers are proud that their city has produced China’s best rock and punk bands (Take that, Shanghai!), but reggae? Yeah, mon.