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Caption: Rayon Wright with K-Pop Artist JYP
Rayon Wright with K-Pop Artist JYP 

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From: Radio Rookies
Series: Radio Rookies: Flushing 2010
Length: 08:27

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18 year old Caribbean American, Rayon Wright, sets out to be a K-Pop producer.
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Dsc00301_small Rayon Wright was born in Jamaica, West Indies and raised in Brooklyn. Though Rayon grew up surrounded with Jamaican culture and music, he wants more than anything to become a producer of Korean music and entertainment. A lot of non-Asian teenagers like Hello Kitty or Japanese Anime, but Rayon's love for Asian culture goes far beyond that.

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Rayon Wright was born in Jamaica, West Indies and raised in Brooklyn. Though Rayon grew up surrounded with Jamaican culture and music, he wants more than anything to become a producer of Korean music and entertainment. A lot of non-Asian teenagers like Hello Kitty or Japanese Anime, but Rayon's love for Asian culture goes far beyond that.

Broadcast History

WNYC "Morning Edition" October 4, 2010

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

18 year old Caribbean American, Rayon Wright, who was born in Jamaica, West Indies and raised in Brooklyn. Though Rayon grew up surrounded with Jamaican culture and music, he wants more than anything to become a producer of Korean music and entertainment. A lot of non-Asian teenagers like Hello Kitty or Japanese Anime, but Rayon's love for Asian culture goes far beyond that.

OUTRO:

Additional Credits

Sanda Htyte, Producer
Marianne McCune, Editor

Related Website

http://www.wnyc.org/shows/rookies/2010/oct/04/