Jason Chu on the Marvels of Hip-Hop and Comics

In a special edition of Hard NOC Life, guest host Nelson Wong (@aarisings) has a one-on-one with Los Angeles-based rapper Jason Chu (@jasonchumusic) about his latest single Marvels and the Kickstarter-funded music video to accompany the song.

Also, if you’re a comic book or action figure collector and have some great superhero collectibles — or a great cosplay outfit — in the LA Area and want to potentially be featured in the Marvels video, please email jasonchumusic@gmail.com

Topics covered on the show include:

  • How Jason started in rap music
  • Starting the rap group Model Minority with the Fung Brothers
  • Jason’s first album, The Uncool, and laying the groundwork for Marvels Kickstarter music video project


  • Discussing how Marvels is inspired by comic book heroes and telling a different side of nerd-rap
  • Envisioning Marvels as a way to build community and bringing life to the music video
  • Future of Jason Chu’s upcoming projects

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