The Economist: Out of the dorm

Michael Audio, Video January 1, 2011 Leave a reply
  • Out of the dorm

HUANG YIXIN and Wei Wei, two students at the Guangzhou College of Fine Arts, were hanging around their dormitory last summer and decided—as one does—to turn on their webcam, put on their Houston-Rockets jerseys and lip-synch a few of their favourite songs by the Backstreet Boys. They uploaded the clips to Google Video, a free website full of such stuff. Their grimaces are over the top, self-consciously ludicrous. And they became famous almost instantly.

A fun story about an art student duo who made their fame on Chinese cybersphere by lip syncing English-language pop songs. Click/Tap to read on economist.com

A fun story about an art student duo who made their fame on Chinese cybersphere by lip syncing English-language pop songs. Click/Tap to read on economist.com


 

Here below are some of their webcam performances. Enjoy:

 

 

 

 


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