American rapper taps into the flow of China’s economy

Aired: 1/15/2015 | 0:06:43 | Clip
A Fulbright scholar studying in China found an unusual calling for his language skills and economics knowledge: writing and performing bilingual raps about Chinese development and inequality in Beijing comedy clubs. With songs like “Mo Money, Mo Fazhan” and “Laowai Style,” Jesse Appell’s “macro-raps” became a standup sensation. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.