Korean-American duo says their ethnicity gets attention but their raps hold onto it
By Kalani Wilhelm Special to the Star-Advertiser
Nov. 9, 2016
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The duo Year of the Ox (YOX) harkens back to the heyday of hip-hop in that the progressive rappers take their lyrics very seriously. But as Rick “Lyricks” Lee says, “I think music, fashion — anything involving production — is a cyclic process. Out with the old, in with the new and, after the new gets old, back to the old, which is now the new, then repeat.”