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Hong Kong rapper Jackson Wang came through to the Cruz Show at the Power 106 studios to talk his career journey so far being in the United States, working with Gucci Mane and meeting comedian Kevin Hart, as well as breaking down new music on the way and he even dances to some throwback Chris Brown tracks.
As the rapper continues to grow his international fanbase, by coming state-side, the original Got7 member shares with J Cruz and Lechero that while his parents were first reluctant for him to follow his passion for music, Jackson says that he wants to be able dos hare with his fans his outlook on life and his experiences he’s been through with not always standing by tradition.
Maybe, changing the new generation back in China. Changing, like their thoughts and also making it to the Billboard Top 20. He goes on to clarify, Not actually change but share my opinion on like, what’s my attitude and what’s my vision about life. You know, I feel like you got to go after your dream. You know, people just in school , studying, Maybe some people, they don’t even know what they want to do in life. You gotta have a dream and you need to go after it. I know it’s a big risk and it’s something challenging to do but you still gotta do it.
Coming from an Olympic sports family, Wang’s determination helped drive his focus to take his music career more seriously after turning down going to college to Stanford and deciding not follow his family’s footsteps but pursue the things he believes in the most.
The 24-year-old singer, rapper, dancer, and now the face of the fashion brand Fendi, the artist drops gems saying that his potential cross over appeal is happening organically and not because he wants it to. Becoming an official amigo on the Cruz Show, Wang also shares that he is a huge fan of funny man Kevin Hart and how he gifted a few traditional Chinese items to the comedian. Growing up, Jackson was a huge fan of not only Harty but also states his dream collabs would be with singer Omarion and even Chris Brown.
Exclusively revealing to the Cruz Show the title of his forthcoming project, Wang drops the title of his album, Journey To The West, which is expected to drop later this year. The rapper has much new music his fans can look forward to coming in March and April.
Peep the full interview below and see Jackson Wang flex his dance moves when he has a dance break with the Cruz Show and Lechero even teaches him a few new Spanish words and more.